Description This incipit page from Walters manuscript W.611 has an illuminated headpiece inscribed hadha kitab Khamsah-i Mawlana Shaykh-i Nizami. It introduces the 1st poem of the Khamsah, Makhzan al-asrar. There is interlinear gilt decoration on this page and the facing page.
Provenance Ibrahim [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; [partly visible seal impression dated 230 (?) AH on fol. 1a]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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