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Description The text on this folio from Walters manuscript W.561 is written in large, vocalized Muhaqqaq script in black ink with the alifs of prolongation superscripted in red ink. The rosette with colored dots is a verse marker.
Provenance Mamluk Amir Aytimish (Aytmish) [al-Bajasi] (died 802 AH/AD 1400), Cairo [date of acquisition unknown], by commission; Library of the Madrasah [later known as al-Madrasah al-Aytimishiyah], Bab al-Wazir, Cairo [date of acquistion unknown], by bequest [bequest (waqf) statement in the name of the Mamluk Amir Aytimish on folio 3a]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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4th quarter 8th century AH/AD 14th century (Mamluk)
ink and pigments on Arab paper with chain lines grouped in threes
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 14 9/16 x W: 10 7/16 in. (37 x 26.5 cm)
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