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"Rudaba's Maids Return to the Palace", Folio from the Shahnama (Book of Kings) of Shah Tahmasp

Abu'l Qasim Firdausi
(935–1020)

Artist: Painting attributed to 'Abd al-'Aziz (active first half 16th century)
Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. 1525
Geography: Iran, Tabriz
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Opaque watercolor, ink, silver, and gold on paper
Dimensions: Painting: H. 12 5/16 x W. 9 7/16 in. (H. 31.3 x W. 23.9 cm) Entire Page: H. 18 1/2 x W. 12 1/2 in. (H. 47 x W. 31.8 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Gift of Arthur A. Houghton Jr., 1970
Accession Number: 1970.301.6

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