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[Front cover of binding]

Image ID: 1658117

[Front cover of binding] (Rajab 1025 [July 1616])

Image Details

Image Title

:  [Front cover of binding]


: Firdawsî -- Writer of accompanying material

Item Physical Description

: Fine black morocco binding with medallion and corners patterned with a white and a tan deer on gold background of embossed trees and foliage; the borders now missing.

Standard Reference

: Schmitz, II.11.


: Shâhnâmah = The Book of Kings.

Source Description

: Cream paper of medium thickness. 608 folios (bound out of order). 36.7 x 24 cm (trimmed). Nasta'lîq with headings in red, blue, and white naskh. 99 miniatures.


: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / Spencer Collection

Catalog Call Number

: Spencer Coll. Pers. ms. 3

Digital ID

: 1658117

Record ID

: 201939

Digital Item Published

: 10-15-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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