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Colophon


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.604 contains 1 of 4 short colophons in Arabic at the end of Makhzan al-asrar (dated Ramadan 885), Khusraw va Shirin (dated 1st Safar 885), Laylá va Majnun (dated 5 Rabi' I 886), and Haft paykar (dated 22 Ramadan 885). The name of the scribe is not recorded.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] tammat al-kitāb Laylá va Majnūn /1/ bi-'awn Malik-i /2/ bīchūn-i bi-tārīkh-i /3/ khāmis-i /4/ shahr-i /5/ Rabī'-i /6/ avval /7/ sanat-i /8/ 886 /9/
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.604.145B
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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