Description This illuminated titlepiece from Walters manuscript W.600 is inscribed aghaz-i kitab-i Shahnamah (the beginning of the book of the Shahnamah) in white ink on a blue ground with polychrome decoration.
Provenance Ahmad [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [seal impression with name on fol. 1a]; Unknown owner, 1789 [mode of acquisition unknown] [ownership entry dated 12 Jumadá I 1204 AH/AD 1789 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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