- Museum number
- Series: Hindu and Persian Miniatures and Penmanship
Shírín mourning the death of Farhád; single-page painting mounted on album folio. Shirin, crying, kneels over Farhad lying dead on the ground while her attendants stand behind her. Horse in foreground by a stream. Hilly landscape with trees and animals. Gold border with colourful floral design and thin red border. Inscribed. Album contains 62 paintings and calligraphies.
Ink, opaque watercolour and gold on paper. Album covers painted with various hunting scenes.
- Production date
Height: 26 centimetres (image with borders)
Height: 22.50 centimetres (image)
Height: 39.40 centimetres (manuscript)
Height: 38.10 centimetres (page)
Thickness: 4 centimetres (manuscript)
Width: 18.50 centimetres (image with borders)
Width: 15.20 centimetres (image)
Width: 30 centimetres (manuscript)
Width: 28 centimetres (page)
- Curator's comments
- See 1974,0617,0.10 .1-.62 for all folios included in this album.
See 1974,0617,0.10.34 for image mounted on reverse of this folio.
For spine, front inside cover and front matter inscriptions, see 1974,0617,0.10.1.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Khamsa (Khamseh) of Nizami
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Transferred from the Department of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books (OMPB).
- Middle East
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: 22,470
Miscellaneous number: Or 55d