Painting of poetry in Shekaste calligraphy

Scope and Content

Painting of poetry in shekaste calligraphy. A birthday gift with a note (peeling off) written to General Fereydoun Djam from Army Officer, Mahan Samar on 09/02/1370. Shekaste, is a Persian calligraphic style and is a decorative Nastaliq. Watercolour and black ink on paper. Origin/Date: 1991 [1370]. 1 sheet. Dimensions: 330 x 235 mm. Loose original label attached. 1 sheet.

Access Information



Removed from modern frame by SOAS Brunei Gallery staff before transfer to SOAS Library

Archivist's Note

Descriptive text from former entry on SOAS Brunei Gallery catalogue


Custodial History

Following its donation to SOAS by the Fereydoun Djam Charitable Trust in 2011, this item was held in the SOAS Brunei Gallery art collection between 2011-2015 [Reference: SOASAW 2011.0244.01]