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Illuminated Tailpiece for Chapter 37 of the Qur'an
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Illuminated Tailpiece for Chapter 37 of the Qur'an


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.556 contains an illuminated tailpiece for chapter 37 (Surat al-saffat) that bears an inscription in Early Abbasid (Kufic) script.
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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Period
6th century AH/AD 12th century
Medium
ink and pigments on parchment
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.556.133A
Measurements
H: 6 5/16 x W: 5 7/8 in. (16 x 15 cm)
Geography
  • Maghreb (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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