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"Kharrad Recognizes the "Princess" as being an Automaton", Folio from a Shahnama (Book of Kings)

Author: Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)

Calligrapher: Hasan ibn Muhammad ibn `Ali ibn (?) Husaini, known as al-Mausili
Patron: Commissioned by al-Hasan Qawam al-Daula wa'l-Din (ca. 1303–57)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: A.H. 741/A.D. 1341
Geography: Iran, Shiraz
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: Page: 14 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. (36.2 x 29.2 cm) Painting: 3 3/8 x 9 1/8 in. (8.6 x 23.2 cm) Text block: 11 7/16 x 9 1/2 in. (29 x 24.2 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1936
Accession Number: 36.113.3

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