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Double-page Illuminated Frontispiece

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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.645 is the right side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece. (The left side does not survive.) The initial lines of the texts are inscribed in the central medallion and pendants in white Nasta'liq script on a blue background.
Provenance 'Abduhu Muhammad Kazim [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [oval seal on fol. 113b]; 'Ismat Zinat Sultan, 1249 AH/AD 1833 (?) [mode of acquisition unknown] [square seal dated 12(?)49 AH/AD 1833 on fol. 114a]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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10th century AH/AD 16th century (Safavid)
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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H: 10 5/8 x W: 6 11/16 in. (27 x 17 cm)
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
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