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Folio from a Rawdat al-safa (Garden of felicity) by Mirkhwand (d. 1498); recto: The Battle against the Byzantines for Aleppo; verso: text: Muslim army in Damascus, Ilea, and Jordan
1571-1572


Safavid period

Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
H: 41.2 W: 27.7 cm
Shiraz, Iran

S1986.241



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