Illustrated Manuscript (image 1) | Iran; Shiraz | dated A.H. 815/ A.D. 1412 | ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; leather binding | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: 1995.175
‘The angel Ruh holding the celestial spheres’. A single page from a manuscript of Zakariya ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini ‘s The Wonders of Creation and the Oddities of Existence (Arabic: ‘Aja’ib al-makhluqat wa-ghara’ib al-mawjudat). Western Iran, second half of the 16th century.
فرشته، قرن 16میلادی، ایران Drawing of an Angel Object Name: Illustrated single work Date: 16th century Geography: Iran Culture: Iranian Medium: Ink and gold on paper Dimensions: 5 1/4 x 2 7/8 in. (13.3 x 7.3 cm)