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Frontispiece of the Shah Nama

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Artist Unknown (Iran)

Date

late 15th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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Frontispiece of the Shah Nama: Gallery Label - Current
: The Margaret McMillan Webber Bequest of Persian Paintings
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Medium: Paintings | Colors and gold on paper
Size: 9 15/16 x 6 5/16 in. (25.2 x 16 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, Middle East, Iran
Culture: Asia, Middle East, Iran
Style: 15th century, Safavid dynasty, Herat school, Herat school
Physical Description: illuminated frontispiece originally comprised the title pages of a copy of the 'Shah Nama' (Book of Kings); central fields written in 'Thuluth' script; white calligraphic headings executed in 'Kufic' script
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Mrs. Margaret McMillan Webber in memory of her mother, Katherine Kittredge McMillan
Accession Number: 51.37.14a,b
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009