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Illuminated Colophon to the Collection of Poems (masnavi)
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Illuminated Colophon to the Collection of Poems (masnavi)


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] tamma al-kitābu al-Mathnawī al-ma'nawī al-mawlawī wa-al-hamd li-Llāh ta'ālá wa-husn tawfīqih /1/ wa-al-sal<ā>h wa-al-salām wa-la-tahīyah wa-al-ikrāmu 'alá khayr khalqih Muhammad wa-ālih wa-sahbih /2/ ajma'īn al-tayyibīn al-tāhirīn wa-sallama taslīman /3/ 'alá yad ad'af 'ibād Allāh ta'ālá /4/ wa-ahwajihim ilá 'afwih wa-ghufrānih /5/ Ahmad ibn Hājjī Abī Bakr al-Kātib 'afā Allāh /6/ 'anhumā fī hijjah [sic] khams wa-sittīn wa-thamānimi'ah /7/ Allahumma ighfir li-sāhibih wa-li-kātibih /8/ wa-li-qāri'ih wa-li-jamī' al-mu'minīn /9/ wa-al-mu'mināt /10/ m [=tamma] /11/
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.625.311A
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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