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Incipit Page with Illuminated Headpiece
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Incipit Page with Illuminated Headpiece


Description Provenance Credit
Description This incipit page from Walters manuscript W.612 has an illuminated headpiece beginning the 2nd poem of the Khamsah: Khusraw va Shirin.
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
11th century AH/AD 17th century (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.612.32B
Measurements
H: 10 5/8 x W: 6 1/2 in. (27 x 16.5 cm)
Geography
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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