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Firdawsi's "Shahnama": Rustam Dragging the Khaqan of China from His Elephant

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Provenance

Dikran Kelekian (b. 1868 - d. 1951), New York; sold by Dikran Kelekian to Dr. Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1920, gift of Dr. Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 2, 1920)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Persian, Inju period, 1341

Object Place

Shiraz, Iran

Dimensions

29.4 x 36.9 cm

Accession Number

20.1839

Medium or Technique

Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts