Page from the St. Petersburg Album: Floral border framing painting (F1942.15a)

Borders: Muhammad Sadiq
Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, 1747–48
Mughal Court
Mughal School
Opaque watercolor, gold and ink on paper
H x W (border): 46.9 x 30.7 cm (18 7/16 x 12 1/16 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view
Album, Painting

Album leaf border

flower, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), WWII-era provenance
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Wilma Komala. The Windsor Castle Badhah Nama and its Place in the Development of Historical Painting During the Reign of Shah Jahan, 1628-1658. Ann Arbor. pl. LXV.
  • Milo Cleveland Beach. The Imperial Image: Paintings for the Mughal Court. Exh. cat. Washington, 1981. p. 168.
  • Edwards Park. Treasures from the Smithsonian Institution., 1st ed. Washington and New York. p. 351.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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