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Right Side of a Double-page Opening Inscribed with Verses of Chapter 1
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Right Side of a Double-page Opening Inscribed with Verses of Chapter 1


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.569 is the right side of a double-page opening decoration containing the text of chapter 1 (Surat al-fatihah) inscribed in the center medallion in gold Muhaqqaq script on a blue background.
Exhibitions
  • The Divine Word and Sacred Sites of Islam. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1997.
Provenance 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
11th century AH/AD 17th century (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on thick cream-colored, gold-flecked paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.569.2B
Measurements
H: 15 3/16 x W: 10 1/16 in. (38.5 x 25.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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