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Colophon


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Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.666 contains 1 of 2 colophons (fols. 21a and 62b); the first (in Turkish) gives a fuller name of the scribe; the second (in Arabic) gives the name of the scribe as Khayr Allah Jawush Zadah and the date of copying as Friday, mid Rajab 1133 AH/AD 1721.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] al-hamd li-Llāh 'alá al-tamām wa-'lá rasūlih wa-<ā>lih afdal al-salāh wa-al-salām /1/ 'alá yad afqar al-wará Khayr Allāh Jāwush zādah matta'anā Allāh /2/ bi-al-husná wa-ziyādah [sic] qad waqa'a al-farāgh min tahrīr hadhihi /3/ al-nuskhah al-sharīfah fī waqt al-duhá yawm al-jum'ah /4/ min awāsit Rajab al-murajjab li-sanat thal<ā>th /5/ wa-thalathīn wa-mi<'>ah wa-alf min /6/ hijrah [sic] al-nabawīyah /7/ m (= tamma) /8/
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1133 AH/AD 1721 (Ottoman)
Medium
ink and pigments on laid paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.666.62B
Measurements
H: 8 1/4 x W: 6 1/8 in. (21 x 15.5 cm)
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