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Ilkhanid Illustration
Great Mongol (Demotte) Shahnama
Chapter 35 - Bahram Gur (1) (63 years).
Bahram Gur helps the landlordís cow to produce milk again.

Tabriz, Persia, c.1325-1350AD


A larger image of 'Bahram Gur helps the landlordís cow to produce milk again'. Great Mongol (Demotte) Shahnama.


Title: Miniature of Bahrām Gūr in a peasent's house from the Shāhnāmah.
Alternative Titles: Demotte Shahnamah Selections.
Creator: Firdawsī فردوسى, author
Date: between 1325 and 1350
Place: Tabriz?
Date: between 1325 and 1350
Dimensions of miniature painting: 19.7 x 20.4 cm
Physical Description: 40 x 28.6 cm
Language: Persian
Call Number: MSP 6 Rare Books/Special Collections
Source: McGill University Library, Montreal. Persian 6.



Accession Number: Ms. Persian 6
Title of Work: Shahnama (Great Mongol)
Gregorian Date: 1335 (circa)
Origin: Tabriz
Ownership: ex-Demotte
Patron: Ghiyath al-Din Muhammad
Columns x Rows: 6 x 31
Page Size (h x w): 410 x 292 mm
Text Size (h x w): 399 x 288 mm
Script: Naskh
Public Notes: A single folio from the famous Great Mongol ('Demotte') Shahnama of c. 1335. The folio is mounted and framed, and the back is not accessible. The full page size is obscured by the mount. The folio was formerly catalogued as P. 68.
Source: Shahnama Project

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