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Double Frontispiece for the Kolliat


Artist Unknown (Persia (Iran))


16th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G243
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Double Frontispiece for the Kolliat: Gallery Label - Current
: The Margaret McMillan Webber Bequest of Persian Paintings
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Medium: Paintings | Colors and gold on paper
Size: 10 7/8 x 11 3/4 in. (27.62 x 29.85 cm) (image, sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Middle East, Persia (Iran)
Culture: Asia, Middle East, Persia (Iran)
Style: 16th century, Safavid dynasty, Herat school, Herat school
Physical Description: Double frontispiece from a 'Kolliat' manuscript originally written by the Persian poet, Sa'di; decoration consists of a wide floral arabesque framing the central rectangular unit, which is, in turn, divided into three fields by braided and floral bands
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Margaret McMillan Webber in memory of her mother, Katherine Kittredge McMillan
Accession Number: 51.37.35
Added to Site: February 28, 2009