Sunday, January 16, 2011

Illuminated Manuscript Collected works (Kulliyat), Walters Art Museum Ms. 617, fol. 2a

An illuminated and illustrated copy of the collected works of Sa`di (d.691/1292) (Kullīyāt-i Saʿdī) containing, among others, his Gulistān and Bustān. The present manuscript was penned by an anonymous calligrapher in Shiraz (Iran) in 934 AH / 1527 CE. Illuminated medallion with table of contents.

See this manuscript page by page at the Walters Art Museum website:
art.thewalters.org/viewwoa.aspx?id=22469

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