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Walters Ms. W.700, Single leaf of a portrait of Shah Jahan
Single leaf of a portrait of Shah Jahan
This small Mughal drawing is a portrait of the fifth Mughal emperor, Shāh Jahān (d. 1076 AH / 1666 CE). It dates to the mid 11th century AH / 17th CE. The image is surrounded by a border of buff-tinted, gold-sprinkled paper.
Mid 11th century AH / 17th CE
The primary language in this manuscript is Persian.
Mounted on pasteboard
Foliation: Not applicable
12.5 cm wide by 18.0 cm high
- Image: 6.0 cm x 5.0 cm
- Title: Portrait of Shah Jahan
- Hand note: Written in black nastaʿlīq script
Walters Art Museum, 1931, by Henry Walters bequest
Principal cataloger: Gacek, Adam
Catalogers: Landau, Amy; Smith, Sita
Editor: Bockrath, Diane
Conservators: Jewell, Stephanie; Quandt, Abigail
Contributors: Barrera, Christina; Emery, Doug; Herbert, Lynley; Noel, William; Simpson, Shreve; Tabritha, Ariel; Toth, Michael B.; Valle, Chiara
The Walters Art Museum
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