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Double-page Illuminated Incipit
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Double-page Illuminated Incipit


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.626 is the right side of a double-page illuminated incipit introducing the preface to the 1st book (daftar) of the Masnavi.
Provenance Ibrahim [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [round seal impression, Ibrahim (...) on front flyleaf iia]; 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
1073 AH/AD 1663
Medium
ink and pigments on thin laid paper (probably Kashmiri)
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.626.1B
Measurements
H: 10 7/16 x W: 5 7/8 in. (26.5 x 15 cm)
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