W.693, Single leaf of two young men riding a white elephant
This Mughal painting of the early eleventh century AH / seventeenth CE depicts two young men on a white elephant. The seated man is being served wine. The painting is surrounded by a frame of illuminated buff-colored paper with four panels inscribed with Persian verses written in black nastaʿlīq script. The border is of salmon-colored paper with illuminated floral motifs.
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