A seated youth putting on a falconer's glove as his pet falcon sits on his knee.
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1911.
Ms. illuminated in Herāt, Afghanistan, ca. 1600.
Miniature measures 140 x 90 mm.
Artist: in the style of Ḥabīb-Allāh Mashhadī.
The surround contains cuttings from a manuscript; the end of a Persian quatrain rhyming in "-ar gīrand".