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Incipit Page with Illuminated Headpiece
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Incipit Page with Illuminated Headpiece


Description Provenance Credit
Description This opening page from Walters manuscript W.583 has an illuminated headpiece with polychrome floral design. There is also interlinear gilt decoration.
Provenance Leon Gruel, Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [book plate: no. 1155 LG]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase [from Leon Gruel]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
11th century AH/AD 17th century (Ottoman)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid European paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.583.1B
Measurements
H: 7 1/2 x W: 4 3/4 in. (19 x 12 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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