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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.586 contains a colophon that gives a short title of the work, the name of the scribe, and the date of copying.
Provenance al-Sayyid Abu Bakr al-Hilmi, 1281(?) AH/AD 1864-1865 [mode of acquisition unknown] [seal impression with the name and date on fol. 1a]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] katabahu 'abd min 'ibād Allāh 'azza wa-jalla wa-anā al-faqīr al-haqīr /1/ al-mudhnib al-dhalīl al-da'īf Salīm al-Rashīd /2/ ghafara Allāh dhunūbahu wa satara 'uyūbahu Allhumma /3/ ihfaz li-sāhibih wa-kātibih wa-qāri'ih /4/ wa-li-man nazara fīhi min al-afāt wa-al-'ilal āmīna /5/ yā rabb al-'ālamīn qad tamma al-farāgh min tahrīr /6/ h<ā>dhihi [sic] al-Shifā' al-sharīf li-sittat /7/ 'ashar min shahr Shawwāl al-mubārak /8/ ba'da al-zuhr min yawm al-ahad /9/ li-sanat ihdá wa-tis'īn /10/ wa-mi'ah wa-alf min hijrah /11/ man lahu al-sa'ādah /12/ wa-al-'izz wa-al-majd / 13/ wa-al-sharaf /14/
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1191 AH/AD 1777 (Ottoman)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.586.242B
Measurements
H: 7 1/16 x W: 4 1/8 in. (18 x 10.5 cm)
Geography
  • Turkey (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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