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"The Tortoise", Folio from an `Aja'ib al-Makhluqat (Wonders of Creation) of Qazwini

Author: Zakaria bin Muhammad bin Mahmud Abu Yahya Qazwini
(ca. 1203–83)

Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: second half 16th century
Geography: Iran, Khurasan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions: Page:H. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm) W. 5 1/2 in. (14.6 x 14 cm) Mat: H. 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm) W. 14 1/4 in. (36.2 cm) Frame: H. 21 3/4 in. (55.2 cm) W. 16 3/4 in. (42.5 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Bequest of George D. Pratt, 1935
Accession Number: 45.174.17

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