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Illuminated Tailpiece and Colophon


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This illuminated tailpiece from Walters manuscript W.634 contains the final verses of the Divan and a colophon with prayers for the prophet Muhammad and his family.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] tammat al-kitāb bi-'awn al-malik al-Wahhāb wa-sallá Allāh /1/ 'alá khayr khalqih Muhammad wa-ālih ajma'īn / 2/ al-tayyibīn al-tāhirīn wa-al-hamd li-Llāh /3/ Rabb al-'ālamīn /4/ m (= tamma) /5/
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
10th century AH/AD 16th century (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.634.199A
Measurements
H: 9 1/4 x W: 5 11/16 in. (23.5 x 14.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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