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Double-page Illuminated Frontispiece with Titlepiece
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Double-page Illuminated Frontispiece with Titlepiece


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.633 is the left side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece. It has the title of the work and the first 4 couplets inscribed in white Nasta'liq script in the central oval medallion.
Provenance Muhammad ibn Mustafá [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ownership statement on fol. 1a]; Muhammad Riza Javahid Zamuni (?) [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [seal impression 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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Period
10th century AH/AD 16th century (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.633.2A
Measurements
H: 5 1/2 x W: 3 9/16 in. (14 x 9 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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