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Double-page Illuminated Frontispiece
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Double-page Illuminated Frontispiece


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.618 is the left side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece introducing the text of the Gulistan.
Provenance Private collection, Tehran [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [list of books, by an anonymous owner, which were in his house in Tehran on fol. 1b]; 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
10th century AH/AD 16th century (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper with gold-sprinkled margins
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.618.4A
Measurements
H: 10 7/16 x W: 6 1/2 in. (26.5 x 16.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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