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Double-page Illuminated Incipit
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Double-page Illuminated Incipit


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.627 is the left side of a double-page illuminated incipit with inscriptions in the upper and lower panels in New Abbasid (Broken Cursive) Style, reading al-'uzmah li-LLah and al-qudrah li-Llah, respectively.
Exhibitions
  • Masterpieces of Ornament. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [bookplate]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, after 1894

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Period
881 AH/AD 1476
Medium
ink and pigments on laid Persian laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.627.3A
Measurements
H: 8 1/16 x W: 4 3/4 in. (20.5 x 12 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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