Detached folio from a dispersed manuscript; recto: left-hand half of a double-page composition; facing folio (S1986.187.1); A party in a garden, verso: blank; one of a group of two folios. Border: The painting is set in blue and red rulings followed by an illuminated frame mounted on paperboard.
Folio from the Silsilat al-dhahab (Chain of gold) second daftar from the Haft awrang (Seven thrones) by Jami; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: A father advises his son about love; verso: text, illuminated heading in red, gold column dividers, four columns, twenty-one lines of text; one of a group of 304 folios. Border: …
Chessman, or counter for a game. Columnar rod mosaic. Floral pattern in red and green in an opaque black matrix.