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Illuminated Title Page with Authors' Names and Patronage Statement
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Illuminated Title Page with Authors' Names and Patronage Statement


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Description This illuminated title page from Walters manuscript W.581 gives the title of the work, as well as the authors' names. There is also a statement referring to the patronage of the manuscript, indicating that it was made for the Mawlawi (Mevlevi) Library (bi-rasm al-Khizanah al-Karimah al-"Aliyah al-Mawlawiyah).
Provenance Mawlawi (Mevlevi) Library, Konya, Turkey (?), 767 AH/AD 1366 [mode of acquisition unknown] [bi-rasm al-Khizanah al-Karimah al-'Aliyah al-Mawlawiyah… (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
767 AH/AD 1366
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper with chain lines grouped in twos
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.581.1A
Measurements
H: 10 5/8 x W: 7 1/16 in. (27 x 18 cm)
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