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Right Side of an illuminated Finispiece with Inscribed Prayer
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Right Side of an illuminated Finispiece with Inscribed Prayer


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Description This richly decorated page from Walters manuscript W.569 contains a prayer to be recited at the end of the Qur'anic text. The prayer is inscribed in the center medallion in white Muhaqqaq script.
Exhibitions
  • Speaking the Word of God: Illuminated Korans from the Walters Art Museum. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2007.
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.569.331B
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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