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Left side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece from the Walters manuscript (W.559) is comprised of two rectangles surrounded by a trefoil border in grisaille. The inner border is gold strapwork with blue squares. The central area is an intricate design of geometric forms and arabesques in blue, black, gold, and green. Inscribed by Mubarakshah ibn Qutb in AD1323, Ilkhanid, Iran.

yama-bato: “ Illuminated Manuscript, The left side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece, Walters Art Museum Ms. The incipit page from an illuminated codex of the Koran (Qur’an) with.

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