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Illuminated Incipit Page with Titlepiece
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Illuminated Incipit Page with Titlepiece


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Description This illuminated incipit page from Walters manuscript W.584 has a titlepiece with the doxological formula (basmalah) written in white Tawqi' script on a gold background.
Provenance 'Ali [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [Ex libiris (min kutub) on fol. 1a]; Vizier al-Shahid 'Ali Pasha, 1130 AH/AD 1717 [mode of acquisition unknown] [waqf seal on fol. 1a with the original shelf mark, 191, beneath. Same impression on fols. 1b, 2a, 156b]; 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
966 AH/AD 1558 (Ottoman)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid European paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.584.1B
Measurements
H: 8 1/4 x W: 5 1/8 in. (21 x 13 cm)
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