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Incipit Page with Illuminated Headpiece
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Incipit Page with Illuminated Headpiece


Description Provenance Credit
Description This incipit page with illuminated headpiece from Walters manuscript W.651 has a bluish-green border decorated with floral and fauna motifs.
Provenance Mahmud Askani, 1893-1894, by purchase [ownership statement on fol. 6b written by Husayn Qavam Daftar (?) and dated 1311 AH/AD 1893-1894 stating that this precious book was bought for his son Mahmud Askani from a woman for 10 ashrafis (gold dinars)]; 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
998 AH/AD 1589-1590 (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on orange-tinted paper with bluish-green borders
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.651.1B
Measurements
H: 6 7/8 x W: 4 5/16 in. (17.5 x 11.0 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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