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Illuminated Incipit Page with Headpiece
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Illuminated Incipit Page with Headpiece


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Description This page from Walters manuscript W.629 has an illuminated headpiece inscribed wa-Llah khayr hafiz. The main text is decorated with interlinear illumination with polychrome motifs. The vertical divider is illuminated with floral motifs on a blue ground. The headpiece and written surface are surrounded by a dark blue band with white crosses and an illuminated frame.
Provenance Mustafá Pasha Vali-i Iskandariyah, prior to 1231 [mode of acquisition unknown] [dated 1231, see fol. 1a]; Hasan Haqqi, 1285 [mode of acquisition unknown] [see fol. 1a]; Hasan Haqqi Vali-i Salanik, 1303 [mode of acquisition unknown] [see fol. 1a]; 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
958 AH/AD 1552 (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on buff and rose-tinted laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.629.1B
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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