Description Walters manuscript W.607 is bound in late Zand lacquer boards (without a flap) with figural scenes. The boards were made in Iran. The binding dates to the 12th century AH/AD 18th. The binding's red leather doublures have gold-painted decoration. The upper board depicts Bahram Gur hunting and Fitnah carrying a cow on her shoulders. It is dated 125 AH/AD 1790-1791. The lower board depicts Khusraw watching Shirin bathing.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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