Sep 14, 2009

Qur'an Manuscript Folio

Qur'an Manuscript Folio


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Ink, gold, and colors on paper

Sheet: 41.2 x 32.4 cm (16 1/4 x 12 3/4 in.)

Edward L. Whittemore Fund 1933.480



The text includes verses from the 39th chapter of the Qur’an, "Surah al-Zumar." The Arabic text is written in Rayhani script, one of the six official scripts of Perso-Arabic calligraphy, and ornamented with red, blue, and gold rosettes. There is a red, blue, and gold roundel in the border on the verso (front).

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Islamic Art
Islamic Art
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