Persian miniature painting Khatam Frame
Inlaid Wood and Mixed Metal Marquetry Picture Frame
A Persian miniature painting on the bone. A miniature is a small picture involving a very small detailed painting. The Miniature paintbrush is made of Persian cat's hair and pigeon's feather. The painting subjects are based on Persian culture. Some of them are based on poems of Persian poets such as Omar Khayyam, Hafiz, Saadi, Ferdowsi, Moulavi and some on Persian stories such as Shahnameh, Khosrow-Shirin and tales of HezaroyekShab (Shahrzad) or the life of tribes and clans, inns and ancient life, polo-playing, hunting.
Khatamkari is an ancient and unique art of multi-layering geometric patterns of wood & metal inlay on wood marquetry.
Frame size: 12.5" x 7" inches