Firdawsi's "Shahnama": Combat of Two Soldiers

Indian or Persian
late 15th century


Object Place: Northern India

Dimensions

21 x 21 cm (8 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.8

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Inscription

On front: Fragments of Persian text around edges. On back: Four columns of Persian text, cut down at top and bottom.

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1915.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection