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Right Side of Illuminated Double-page Incipit
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Right Side of Illuminated Double-page Incipit


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.575 is the right side of an illuminated double-page incipit. It is inscribed with the name of chapter 1 (Surat al-fatihah) and the phrase: la yamassuhu illá al-mutahharun (only the ritually pure should touch it).
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
13th century AH/AD 19th century (Qajar)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.575.2B
Measurements
H: 3 3/4 x W: 2 9/16 in. (9.5 x 6.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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