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Majnun, in Chains, is Led by the Old Woman to Laylá's Tent
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Majnun, in Chains, is Led by the Old Woman to Laylá's Tent


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Description On this folio from Walters manuscript W.609, a shackled Majnun is lead by an old woman in front of the encampment of Laylá's tribe.
Provenance Muhammad Asharf ibn Muhammad Khatam al-Husayni, 1173 AH/AD 1759-1760 [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [seal impression on fols. 1a and 401a]; Husayn …[?], 1308 AH/AD 1890-1891 [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ownership statement on fol. 1b]; 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
Composition: 922 AH/AD 1516; Miniature repainted: 12th century AH/AD 18th (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on buff-colored laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.609.149B
Measurements
H: 11 7/16 x W: 6 7/8 in. (29 x 17.5 cm)
Geographies
  • India (Place of Origin)
  • Afghanistan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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