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Text Page with Illuminated Chapter Heading for Chapter 5


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Description This text page from Walters manuscript W.567 has an illuminated chapter heading for chapter 5 (Surat al-ma'idah), written in Riqa' script in red ink on a gold ground. The text is in vocalized Naskh script in black ink with reading marks in red, and illuminated discs with colored dots separate the verses.
Provenance 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
1230 AH/AD 1814-1815 (?)
Medium
cream laid paper with ink, paint, and gold
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.567.33A
Measurements
H: 5 5/16 x W: 3 1/8 in. (13.5 x 8 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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