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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.626 contains an illuminated headpiece that introduces 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.626.3B
Measurements
H: 10 7/16 x W: 5 7/8 in. (26.5 x 15 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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