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Leaf from Ottoman Diploma in Calligraphy
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Leaf from Ottoman Diploma in Calligraphy


Description Provenance Credit
Description This page from Walters manuscript W.674 bears 4 diplomas written within illuminated cartouches inscribed in ijazah script by the following master calligraphers: Yaziji zadah, Isma'il al-Zuhdi Katib al-Saray al-Sultani, Muhammad Hasib, and 'Ali al-Wasfi. The page is dated 1219 AH/AD 1804-1805.
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
1219 AH/AD 1804-1805 (Ottoman)
Medium
ink and pigments on paper mounted on thin pasteboard
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.674.2B
Measurements
Folio H: 6 5/16 x W: 8 11/16 in. (16 x 22 cm)
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