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An Old Woman Implores Sultan Sanjar for Help
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An Old Woman Implores Sultan Sanjar for Help


Description Provenance Credit
Description On this folio from Walters manuscript W.607, an old woman approaches the throne of Sultan Sanjar to recount her oppression.
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
Folio: 934-935 AH/AD 1528-1529; Miniature repainted: 12th-early 13th century AH/AD 18th-early 19th century (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on cream-colored laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.607.17A
Measurements
H: 11 13/16 x W: 7 1/16 in. (30 x 18 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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