Sep 14, 2009

Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso)

Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso)


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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.); Text area: 30.3 x 22.5 cm (11 15/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Edward L. Whittemore Fund 1933.480.b



The text is from the 39th Chapter of the Qur'an, "Surah al-Zumar." Verses 42–50 are on recto, while 51–60 are on the verso.

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Islamic Art
Islamic Art
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