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Illuminated Incipit Page with Titlepiece
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Illuminated Incipit Page with Titlepiece


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Description This illuminated page from Walters manuscript W.580 begins with al-sifr al-thalith min Kitab al-Shifa, written in a large Maghribi script in gold ink, indicating that it is the 3rd volume of Kitab al-Shifa by 'Iyad al-Yashubi. The inscription above the main framed area states that it is the 3rd volume of the book of al-Shifa in the hadith.
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
12th century AH/AD 18th century
Medium
ink and pigments on European laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.580.2A
Measurements
H: 10 5/8 x W: 7 7/8 in. (27.0 x 20.0 cm)
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