Dancing Sufis


This picture is from an album of poetry and pictures from the Safavid period, 1575 from Qazvin, Iran. Height: 30 cm, width: 19.8 cm. The writing in the upper right hand corner is poetry by Sa’di called Gulistan or the Rose Garden. The Rose Garden can be read and downloaded from MIT.

The page is currently in the Freer & Sackler Gallery.

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