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Kawakib al-durriya fi madh khayr al-bariyya (Celestial lights in praise of the best of creations) and Book of confessions

Medium:
Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 39.3 x 29.2 cm (15 1/2 x 11 1/2 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Egypt
Date:
ca. 1460
Period:
Mamluk period
Topic:
Mamluk period (1250 - 1517)  Search this
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illumination  Search this
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Credit Line:
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Accession Number:
S1986.29
Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
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