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Incipit with Illuminated Titlepiece
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Incipit with Illuminated Titlepiece


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Description This incipit page from Walters manuscript W.609 has a titlepiece introducing the Iqbalnamah, the 2nd part of the 5th poem of the Khamsah, Iskandarnamah, which is written in white on a blue ground.
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
922 AH/AD 1516 (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on buff-colored laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.609.351B
Measurements
H: 11 7/16 x W: 6 7/8 in. (29 x 17.5 cm)
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