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Leaf from Prayer Book
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Leaf from Prayer Book

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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.578 includes calligraphic text in multiple scripts arranged in compartments.
  • The Cross and the Crescent: Books from the Ottoman Age. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003.
Provenance Sultan 'Uthman Khan III, son of Mustafa II (reigned 1168-1171 AH/AD 1754-1757) [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [waqf entry in the name of the Sultan signed by Ibrahim Hanif, inspector of awqaf on fol. 2a and seals of the Sultan and the inspector erased]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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11th century AH/AD 17th century (Ottoman)
ink and pigments on gold-sprinkled paper and tan tinted paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 12 3/8 x W: 8 7/16 in. (31.5 x 21.5 cm)
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