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Text Page with Illuminated Triangular Pieces


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Description This text page from Walters manuscript W.649 has triangular pieces with a polychrome floral and scrolling vine motif on a gold ground. The verses, in Nasta'liq script in black ink, are written obliquely in the center of the page.
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
1068 AH/AD 1657 (Safavid; Mughal)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.649.19A
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
Not On View

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