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

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