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An Old Woman Implores Sultan Sanjar for Help
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An Old Woman Implores Sultan Sanjar for Help


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Description On this folio from Walters manuscript W.657, an old woman complains before Sultan Sanjar on horseback about feeling oppressed by his policeman.
Provenance Mundir [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [seal impression with motton on fol. 280b]; Khwand Mulla Mahdi Sahhaf-i Tabrizi, Tabriz, 1295 AH/AD 1878 [mode of acquisition unknown] [note regarding re-binding and restoration of this volume by the bookbinder on front flyleaf iia]; 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
10th century AH/AD 16th century (Safavid (?))
Medium
ink and pigments on tinted laid paper: cream for text area and rose or light brown for margins
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.657.13A
Measurements
H: 11 x W: 7 1/2 in. (28 x 19 cm)
Geographies
  • India (?) (Place of Origin)
  • Iran (?) (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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