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  • Place of origin:

    Mughal Empire (made)

  • Date:

    first half 17th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

  • Museum number:

    IM.13A-1925

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Panel of calligraphy on paper, with interlinear Mughal illumination of flowers in opaque watercolour on a gold ground, corner decoration in watercolour and opaque water colour; the panel pasted onto a Mughal album page with borders painted with gold flowering plants.

Place of Origin

Mughal Empire (made)

Date

first half 17th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour and gold on paper

Dimensions

Height: 38.8 cm folio, Width: 26.5 cm folio

Descriptive line

Panel of calligraphy written in ink on paper and illuminated with flowers and animals in opaque water colour on a gold ground; the upper left corner painted with animals on a green ground; borders painted with floral decoration; the calligraphy Iran 16th century, pasted on a page for an imperial Mughal album, first half 17th century

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Gold; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Calligraphy; Flowers

Categories

Calligraphy; Paintings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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