An illustrated leaf from a manuscript of Persian poetry, in which a gardener is mistaken for an intruder
Persia, circa 1600
Persian manuscript on paper, 21 lines to the page written in four columns of nasta'liq script written in black ink, double intercolumnar rules in gold, inner margins ruled in colours and gold, catchword in wide border, faint waterstaining restricted to outer borders
leaf 281 x 180 mm.; miniature 150 x 69 mm.