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Khusraw and Shirin in their Wedding Chamber
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Khusraw and Shirin in their Wedding Chamber


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.609 contains an image of Khusraw and Shirin in their wedding chamber. The image has been erased at some point in the manuscript's history. The inscription on the right reads: al-sultan al-'adil.
Provenance Muhammad Asharf ibn Muhammad Khatam al-Husayni, 1173 AH/AD 1759-1760 [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [seal impression on fols. 1a and 401a]; Husayn …[?], 1308 AH/AD 1890-1891 [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ownership statement on fol. 1b]; 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
Composition: 922 AH/AD 1516; Miniature repainted: 12th century AH/AD 18th (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on buff-colored laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.609.106A
Measurements
H: 11 7/16 x W: 6 7/8 in. (29 x 17.5 cm)
Geographies
  • India (Place of Origin)
  • Afghanistan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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