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Poetical Composition in the Form of a Circular Diagram
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Poetical Composition in the Form of a Circular Diagram


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Description The final page of Walters manuscript W.581 contains a poetical composition in the form of a circular diagram in gold with black and red inscriptions. A later note in Ottoman Turkish concerning some points of jurisprudence (fiqh) surrounds the diagram.
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.581.27B
Measurements
H: 10 5/8 x W: 7 1/16 in. (27 x 18 cm)
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