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Illuminated Incipit with Headpiece
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Illuminated Incipit with Headpiece


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Description This illuminated incipit page from Walters manuscript W.604 introduces the Iqbalnamah, the 2nd part of the 5th poem of the Khamsah, Iskandarnamah, and has a headpiece with an inscription in foliated New Abbasid (Broken Cursive) Style reading: wa-adhkuru Allah a'lá wa-akbar.
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
885-886 AH/AD 1481 (Timurid)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.604.281B
Measurements
H: 9 1/4 x W: 6 5/16 in. (23.5 x 16 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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