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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.605 contains the 2ns of 5 colophons in Arabic giving the names of the scribe, illuminator, and bookbinder.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] qad faragha min tahrīr hadhā kitāb [sic] al-latīf wa-hiya [sic] jild [sic] al-thānī min /1/ jumlat al-Khamsah al-musammá bi-hi [sic] Laylá wa-Majnūn min kalām shaykh al-muhaqqiqīn /2/ qudwat al-'ārifin zubdat al-sālikīn Shaykh Nizāmī al-Kanjah /3/ 'alayhi al-rahmah wa-al-ridwān wa-al-maghrifah wal-ghufrān al-'abd /4/ al-faqīr al-haqīr al-da'īf al-muftaqir ilá rahmat Allāh al-malik /5/ al-jānī Abū Bakr Shāh ibn Hasan ibn 'Alī al-Sharastānī /6/ ahsana Allāh ahwālahu wa-ghafara lahu wa-li-wālidayhi wa-li-sāyir al-mu'minīn /7/ wa-al-mu'mināt wa-al-Muslimīn wa-al-Muslimāt fī ta<'>rīkh sanat ithnayn /8/ wa-tais'īn wa-thamānimi'ah al-hijrīyah al-nabawīyah al-mustafawīyah /9/ wa-sallá Allāh 'alá Muhammad wa-'alá jamī' al-anbiyā' wa-al-mursalīn /10/ wa-'alá <ā>lih wa-ashābih wa-azwājih ajma'īn /11/ al-tayyibīn wa-al-tāhirīn wa- /12/ al-hamd li-Llāh rabb al-'ālamīn /13/ tamma /14/
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.605.119A
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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