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Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 28.8 x 18.6 cm (11 5/16 x 7 5/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Anatolia, India?
Date:
14th-15th century
Period:
Delhi Sultanate period
Description:
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur'an; recto: Sura al-Ma'idah (the Table spread) 5:68, recto begins with "kathira"; verso: sura 5:68 and part of 69, verso begins with "falatas"; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with gold floral border in kufic script and medallion in the corners; vocalized in black; interlinear Persian translation in black naskh; one column; three lines of text.
Border: The text is set in gold floral border with kufic script on a cream-colored paper.
Collection:
National Museum of Asian Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Imaging the Word: Selections of Calligraphy from the Islamic World (November 17, 1999 to May 7, 2000)
Topic:
Islam  Search this
Delhi Sultanate (1206 - 1526)  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
kufic script  Search this
naskh script  Search this
eastern kufic script  Search this
illumination  Search this
muhaqqaq script  Search this
India  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
sura 5  Search this
Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection
Accession Number:
S1997.102
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
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/ye3ae3728d9-6ce9-4ca9-a31b-1f536e11a2b9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1997.102