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Incipit Page with Illuminated Titlepiece
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Incipit Page with Illuminated Titlepiece


Description Provenance Credit
Description This illuminated incipit page from Walters manuscript W.605 has a titlepiece inscribed with the title of the poem, Kitab-i Iskandarnamah, in gold ink.
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
892 AH/AD 1486-900 AH/AD 1494-1495 (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.605.315B
Measurements
H: 9 1/16 x W: 6 5/16 in. (23 x 16 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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