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Firdawsi's "Shahnama": Rustam with His Father (Kai Khusran)

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Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1917.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Indian or Persian, late 15th century

Object Place

Northern India

Dimensions

21.3 x 20.1 cm (8 3/8 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1366

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts