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Double-page Illuminated Frontispiece
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Double-page Illuminated Frontispiece


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Description This is the left side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece from Walters manuscript W.625 with inscriptions in decorated New Abbasid (Broken Cursive) Style of the first book (daftar) of the Collection of poems (Masnavi-i ma'navi).
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
865 AH/AD 1461
Medium
ink and pigments on buff-colored laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.625.3A
Measurements
H: 9 5/8 x W: 6 5/16 in. (24.5 x 16 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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