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Right Side of an Illuminated Double-page Explicit
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Right Side of an Illuminated Double-page Explicit


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Description This page from Walters manuscript W.557 is the right side of an illuminated double-page explicit. The text is chapter 114 (Surat al-nas), which is written in a decorative New Abbasid (Broken Cursive) style.
Provenance Sultan 'Uthman Khan ibn Mustafá Khan (reigned 1168 AH/AD 1754-1171 AH/AD 1757) [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [Erased seal of Sultan 'Uthman Khan ibn Mustafá Khan and a waqf inscription by Ibrahim Hanif and his seal (fol. 1a)]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1897 [mode of acquisition unknown] [Inscription in pencil: H(enry) W(alters) May 1897 direct from Constantinople (front flyleaf ia)]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1897

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Period
6th century AH/AD 12th century
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper with chain lines that appear to be grouped in twos
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.557.284B
Measurements
H: 13 9/16 x W: 8 1/16 in. (34.5 x 20.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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