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Medium:
Ink and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 17.8 x 36.1 cm (7 x 14 3/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
Late 14th century
Period:
Timurid period
Description:
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur'an; Sura al-'Imran (Family of Imran) 3: part of verse 85, 86, beginning word " 'al-islam"; reverse: blank; Arabic in black and gold muhaqqaq script; a gold roundel verse marker; vocalized in black; one column; 2 lines of text.
Provenance:
To 1945
Mrs. Kirkor Minassian, New York. [1]
From 1945
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Mrs. Kirkor Minassian, New York. [2]
Notes:
[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.
[2] See note 1.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Engaging the Senses (October 14, 2017 - ongoing)
Arts of the Islamic World (May 3, 1998 to January 3, 2016)
From Concept to Context: Approaches to Asian and Islamic Calligraphy (July 28, 1986 to February 6, 1987)
Near Eastern Art--Calligraphy (August 18, 1967 to February 10, 1972)
Near Eastern Art (January 1, 1963 to August 18, 1967)
Islamic Art, Gallery 6A (July 22, 1958 to June 5, 1964)
Special Exhibition, Near Eastern Art (September 15, 1953 to February 9, 1954)
Untitled Exhibition, Islamic Manuscripts, 1947 (October 6, 1947 to February 25, 1956)
Previous custodian or owner:
Mrs. Antoinette P. Minassian (1874-1961)
Topic:
Islam  Search this
Timurid period (1378 - 1506)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
muhaqqaq script  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
sura 3  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1945.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye399403b62-f42a-4903-b479-d09ca24b14b3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1945.18