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Left Side of a Double-page Illuminated Frontispiece
art_type: ink and pigments on laid paper with chain lines that appear to be grouped in twos
description: This folio from Walters manuscript W.557 is the left side of a double-page illuminated frontispiece inscribed with the creed that the Qur'an is God's word uncreated: al-Qur'an kalam Allah ghayr makhluq wa-man qala makhluq fa-huwa kafir bi-Allah al-'Ali al-Azim. This inscription is written in Thuluth script.
artist: Iranian
museum: Walters Museum
title: Left Side of a Double-page Illuminated Frontispiece
from_api: Walters Museum
source: Walters Museum
image_url: http://static.thewalters.org/images/CPS_W.557.2a_Fp_DD.jpg
date: 6th century AH/AD 12th century
external_url: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/77613
Above: Annunciation/Visitation; Below: Nativity/Annunciation to the shepherds
art_type: ink and pigments on medium-weight cream-colored parchment; slightly heavier-weight parchment used for full-page miniatures
description: None
artist: English
museum: Walters Museum
title: Above: Annunciation/Visitation; Below: Nativity/Annunciation to the shepherds
from_api: Walters Museum
source: Walters Museum
image_url: http://static.thewalters.org/images/CPS_W.34.23R_Fp_DD.jpg
date: ca. 1250
external_url: http://art.thewalters.org/detail/18756

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