Parent Object
Illuminated Incipit Page with Headpiece
Explore Object
Creative Commons License

Illuminated Incipit Page with Headpiece


Description Provenance Credit
Description This illuminated incipit page with polychrome floral design from Walters manuscript W.585 is inscribed with the doxological formula (basmalah).
Provenance Muhammad ibn Zadah al-Ayyubi, 1117 AH/AD 1705 [mode of acquisition unknown] [ex libiris fol. 1a]; Vizier al-Shahid 'Ali Pasha, 1130 AH/AD 1717 (?) [mode of acquisition unknown] [waqf seal of the Vizier on fol. 1a (erased) and on fol. 210b dated 1130 AH/AD 1717 with former shelf mark 1173]; 'Ali [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ex libiris fol. 1a]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

Download Image Add to Collection Creative Commons License

Period
1081 AH/AD 1670 (Ottoman)
Medium
ink and pigments on cream-colored, watermarked laid European paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.585.1B
Measurements
H: 7 7/8 x W: 4 15/16 in. (20 x 12.5 cm)
Geographies
Location Within Museum
Not On View

Tags


    Thumbnail: Illuminated Incipit Page with Headpiece
    Zoom Out Zoom In Back to Details  
    Full Size: Illuminated Incipit Page with Headpiece