13 June 2010

Herbal from the Smithsonian collection

Double folio from a Kitab-i hasha'ish (The book of herbs)
Manuscript dated September 1595 or 1645
Reign of Ibrahim Adil Shah (r. 1580-1627)
Posted for CCL, who drools when she sees ancient herbals.

Smithsonian source, via Couleurs.

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful! Reminds me of the Voynich Manuscript.


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