Illustration from the Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp I

Detail of Bahrain Qur Pins the Coupling Onagers.

The figures wear early 16th century Persian dress.



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fol. 568r, by Mir Sayyid Ali, ca. 1533-35.
Tabriz, Persia. Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper.
Source: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.


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