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Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami (d.1209); recto: Bahram Gur in the yellow pavilion on Sunday; verso: text, Princess begins storytelling
1548


Safavid period

Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
H: 30.9 W: 19.6 cm
Shiraz, Iran

F1908.272



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