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Incipit Page with Illuminated Titlepiece
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Incipit Page with Illuminated Titlepiece


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Description This incipit page from Walters manuscript W.610 has an illuminated titlepiece inscribed with the title of the 2nd poem of the Khamsah: Kitab-i Khusraw va Shirin. This folio from Walters also contains 1 of 6 short colophons in Arabic with neither date nor scribe's name.
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
mid 10th century AH/AD 16th century (Safavid)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.610.31B
Measurements
H: 12 13/16 x W: 7 7/8 in. (32.5 x 20 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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