Description This illuminated titlepiece from Walters manuscript W.625 introduces the 2nd book (daftar) of the Collection of poems (Masnavi-i ma'navi), with the inscription in decorated New Abbasid (Broken Cursive) Style reading: al-mujallad al-thani min al-Mathnawi.
Incipit with Illuminated Titlepiece Introducing the Second Book of the Collection of Poems (masnavi)
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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