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Folio from a Shahnama (Book of kings) by Firdawsi (d.1020); verso: Jarira stabs herself by the bier of Farud

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 32.1 x 23.3 cm (12 5/8 x 9 3/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Shiraz, Iran
Date:
circa 1440
Period:
Timurid period
Topic:
Shahnama  Search this
death  Search this
funerary  Search this
Timurid period (1378 - 1506)  Search this
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Iran  Search this
sultan  Search this
Farud  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Abraham  Search this
Henri Vever collection  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.177
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
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