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Colophon


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This folio from Walters manucscript W.609 contains an Arabic colophon that gives the title of the work and the scribe's name.
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.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] tammat [sic] al-kitāb al-Khamsah al-mubārak bi-'awn Allāh ta'ālá wa-tabāraka /1/ 'alá yad al-'abd al-da'īf al-mudhnib al-rājī ilá rahmat Allāh /2/ al-samad al-qawī Yār Muhammad al-Harawī /3/ ghafara Allāh dhunūbahu /4/ m (= tamma) /5/
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.609.401A
Measurements
H: 11 7/16 x W: 6 7/8 in. (29 x 17.5 cm)
Geography
  • Afghanistan (?) (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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