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Double-page Illuminated Frontispiece
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Double-page Illuminated Frontispiece


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.606 is the left side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece for the 1st poem of the Khamsah, Makhzan al-asrar. The upper and lower panels have an inscription in Persian containing the name of the author.
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
923-924 AH/AD 1517-1518
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.606.3A
Measurements
H: 11 5/8 x W: 6 11/16 in. (29.5 x 17 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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