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Four Pages from the Shah Nama


Artist Unknown (Persia (Iran))


14th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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Four Pages from the Shah Nama: Gallery Label - Current
: The Margaret McMillan Webber Bequest of Persian Paintings
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Medium: Paintings | Ink and color on paper
Size: 9 5/8 x 7 3/8 in. (24.5 x 18.7 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Middle East, Persia (Iran)
Culture: Asia, Middle East, Persia (Iran)
Style: 14th century, Tabriz school, Mongol period, Tabriz school
Physical Description: Description Young girl showing her invention of spinning to the ladies. 'The Spinners' is a delightful miniature. The colors are very good and the subject matter and the treatment of the landscape-half Persian, half Chinese- is of special interest. R.E. T
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Mrs. Margaret McMillan Webber in memory of her mother, Katherine Kittredge McMillan
Accession Number: 51.37.9a,b
Added to Site: February 28, 2009