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Page of Calligraphy from a Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Firdausi

Author:
Abu'l Qasim Firdausi (935–1020)
Object Name:
Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date:
ca. 1610
Geography:
India, Deccan, Bijapur
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions:
Page: 8 1/16 x 4 13/16 in. (20.5 x 12.2 cm) Text (within rules): 5 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. (13.3 x 7 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Gift of Steven Kossak, The Kronos Collections, 1985
Accession Number:
1985.405.2
Not on view
Kronos Collections, New York (until 1985; gifted to MMA)
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