Dar homayune

cover of book

Dar homayune is a Persian eulogy dedicated to Fath 'Ali Shah, Qajar Emperor of Iran. It features eight splendid hand-painted illustrations by Ibrahim al-Hasani. The double leaves open to form one continuous strip, with end leaves attached to board covers. The ornamental gold strip text displays to advantage on a decorated green medallion-shaped background, executed on fabric leaves. Red leather binding shows pressed floral medallions in colour with ornamental gilt borders.

Dar homayune
Muhammad Baqir
Iran, 1824

illustration of cows illustration of an elephant

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