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Illuminated Incipit
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Illuminated Incipit


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Description This illuminated incipit page from Walters manuscript W.66a has an unusually designed headpiece comprised of a star and crescent with flags, two trumpets, and a drum.
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
1271 AH/AD 1854-1855 (Ottoman)
Medium
ink and pigments on buff European wove paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.661.3B
Measurements
H: 8 7/16 x W: 6 1/8 in. (21.5 x 15.5 cm)
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