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Sufis Performing Sama
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Sufis Performing Sama

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Description This illustration from Walters manuscript W.628 shows Sufis participating in musical ceremonies, known as sama (hearing or listening).
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [Ex libris on upper board inside]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Sha'ban 918 AH/AD 1512 (Safavid)
ink and pigments on brown laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 8 7/16 x W: 5 5/16 in. (21.5 x 13.5 cm)
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
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