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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.585 contains a colophon written obliquely on the right side of the frame. The colophon contains the name of the scribe and the date of copying.
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.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] tamma al-kitāb al-mustatāb bi-'awn Allāh al-malik al-wahhāb /1/ 'alá yad al-'abd al-mudhnib al-faqīr al-faqīr al-muhtāj ilá rahmat rabbih al-qadīr /2/ Mustafá ibn al-Hājj Muhammad fī awāsit Jumādá al-ākhirah /3/ li-sanat ihdá wa-thamānīn wa-alf min hijrah man lahu al-'izz wa-al-sharaf /4/
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1081 AH/AD 1670 (Ottoman)
Medium
ink and pigments on cream-colored, watermarked laid European paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.585.210B
Measurements
H: 7 7/8 x W: 4 15/16 in. (20 x 12.5 cm)
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