Firdawsi's "Shahnama": Sudabha's Trick: two dead babies of Ahreman and the witch are shown to Kai Kaus
Indian or Persian
Late 15th century
Object Place: Northern India
25.2 x 22.6 cm (9 15/16 x 8 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Not On View
Inscription in front: Four columns of Persian text, now obscured by image and cut off at top. Small inscription on throne. Inscription in back: Four columns of Persian text, cut off at top.
Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1915.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection