NOW ON VIEW: Muhammad Shah's Royal Persian Tent. Pictured: Royal Round Tent Made for Muhammad Shah (ruled 1834–48). Iran, Rasht, Qajar period (1779–1925). Interior: Plain weave: inlaid work, wool; embroidery: chain stitch, silk; tape, leather, rope. Exterior: Plain weave: cotton; iron ring, rope; h: 360 cm, diam: 400 cm. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund
A golden dome and fine calligraphy on the exterior of the building makes it a truly exceptional monument of Mughal architecture.The Chhota Imambara also known as Hussainabad Imambara stands to the west of Bara Imambara and was built by Nawab Muhammad Ali Shah (1837-42).
Iran, Rasht, Qajar period (1779-1925), Royal Tent Made for Muhammad Shah (ruled 1834-48), Interior: wool: plain weave, inlaid work; silk: embroidery, chain stitch; tape, leather ; Exterior: cotton, wool: plain weave; rope, iron ring, Cleveland Museum of Art