Writing Equipment

Physical description

Paper case holding items used for writing. The thick paper is painted then covered with a coat of lacquer. The image on the case (part a) depicted is a miniature of a woman standing with an umbrella. Her appearance is a representation of the Safaviya period in Iran. Each side has two students seated while being taught by an older, male teacher. Bottom is red with gold border. Part b has a landscape image on the end while the rest is red with a black border. Part c is a metal container with a lid that contains pieces of fibre used to make ink. Part d is metal spoon with a leaf like bowl.