The Frontispiece of a Dasam Granth manuscript, dating from between 1825 and 1850

   

SASI number: 

2016.005.002 

Title: 

The Frontispiece of a Dasam Granth manuscript, dating from between 1825 and 1850. 

Date: 

1825-1850. 

Description: 

The frontispiece of a Dasam Granth manuscript, dating from between 1825 and 1850. Script is Gurmuki. The frontispiece has a circle in the centre with Gurmuki text inside of it. Outside of the circle are six petals showing different scenes. (From the top going clockwise) the first scene at the top shows a man talking to a woman with four arms sitting on a cushion. To the right is a man talking to a man sitting on a cushion. The next petal shows a man riding a white horse holding a bow. The next scene shows a man sitting on a horse with a white bird perched on his hand. The following scene shows a man talking to a man sitting on a cushion. The last scene is a man talking to a man sitting on a cushion who has a bird perched on his hand. 

Creator/Source: 

Wikimedia Commons. 

General Material Designation: 

Graphic material. 

Dimensions: 

1 Dasam Granth frontispiece : col. ; 72 ppi. 

Repository: 

Wikimedia Commons. 

Identifier number: 

N/A 

URL: 

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dasam.Granth.Frontispiece.BL.Manuscript.1825-1850.jpg 

Rights: 

Public domain. 

Subjects: 

Frontispiece—History—19th century. 

Indian art—19th century.