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Illuminated Chapter Heading for Chapter 20 with Marginal Medallion


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Description On this folio from Walters manuscript W.568, the illuminated chapter heading for chapter 20 (Surat Ta Ha) is written in a decorative New Abbasid (Broken Cursive) style in gold ink. The text is written in a large Maghribi script, with vocalization in red, green, and yellow ink.
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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12th century AH/AD 18th century
Medium
ink and pigments on Italian paper with a watermark of three crescents
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.568.21A
Measurements
H: 11 13/16 x W: 8 7/16 in. (30 x 21.5 cm)
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