Persian Miniature Painting: Encampment with Camels

Persian Miniature Painting: Encampment with CamelsĀ  Herat circa 1600

Encampment with Camels Herat circa 1600
Encampment with Camels  Herat circa 1600

Encampment with Camels  Herat circa 1600
Encampment with Camels  Herat circa 1600
Encampment with Camels

Herat circa 1600

Gouache heightened with gold on paper in a clearing with rocks and a large leafy tree (Chinar tree) a woman milks a cow while other women look out from their tents, men tend camels nearby, lines of black Nasta'liq on gold sprinkled paper in four columns above and below with an illuminated heading above, gold margins with black rules, (some creasing and flaking, negligible retouching), verso with 20ll. of elegantly black Nastaliq in four columns with central illuminated heading panel, (wear to edges, some smudging) folio 9 3/4 x 5 1/2 inch.1