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Illuminated Headpiece


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Description This illuminated headpiece from Walters manuscript W.589 is inscribed with the doxological formula (basmalah) in the rectangular panel.
Exhibitions
  • The Cross and the Crescent: Books from the Ottoman Age. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003.
Provenance Grand Vizier 'Ali Pasha (?) [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [erased waqf seal with shelf mark 1830 or 8830 on fol. 1a]; 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
989 AH/AD 1581 (Ottoman)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.589.33B
Measurements
H: 9 1/4 x W: 5 11/16 in. (23.5 x 14.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Syria (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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