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Text Page from the Story of Laylá and Majnun
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Text Page from the Story of Laylá and Majnun


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.609 is penned in nasta'liq script.
Exhibitions
  • The Divine Word and Sacred Sites of Islam. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1997.
Provenance Muhammad Asharf ibn Muhammad Khatam al-Husayni, 1173 AH/AD 1759-1760 [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [seal impression on fols. 1a and 401a]; Husayn …[?], 1308 AH/AD 1890-1891 [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ownership statement 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
922 AH/AD 1516 (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on buff-colored laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.609.136B
Measurements
H: 11 7/16 x W: 6 7/8 in. (29 x 17.5 cm)
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Not On View

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