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Illuminated Chapter Heading for Chapter 113 of the Qur'an
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Illuminated Chapter Heading for Chapter 113 of the Qur'an


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Description This text page from Walters manuscript W.562 has lines of vocalized Muhaqqaq script with an illuminated chapter heading for chapter 113 (Surat al-falaq). The chapter heading is written in New Abbasid (Broken Cursive) style in gold ink on a blue ground with red arabesques.
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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9th century AH/AD 15th century (Timurid)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.562.45B
Measurements
H: 14 15/16 x W: 11 in. (38 x 28 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)

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