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Double-page Illuminated Frontispiece
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Double-page Illuminated Frontispiece


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Description This is the left side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece from Walters manuscript W.602 that precedes the beginning of the main text of the Shahnamah (Book of kings).
Provenance 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
1028 AH/AD 1618-1619 (Qajar)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.602.9A
Measurements
H: 14 3/8 x W: 9 1/4 in. (36.5 x 23.5 cm)
Geography
  • Herat, Afghanistan (?) (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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