Firdawsi's "Shahnama": The Battle at Tus

Indian or Persian
late 15th century


Object Place: Northern India

Dimensions

22.6 x 21.9 cm (8 7/8 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.1364

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Inscription

On front: Fragments of four columns of Persian text, now cut off. On back: Four columns of Persian text, cut off at top and bottom.

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1917.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection