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Medium:
Black ink, color and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 17.7 x 12.5 cm (6 15/16 x 4 15/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Iran
Date:
12th century
Description:
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur'an; recto: sura: Hud (Hud) 11: part of verse 35, and verses 36-46, recto begins with "wa ana"; verso: sura 11:46-56, and part of 57, verso begins with "laka bi-hi"; Arabic in black "eastern kufic (New Style)" script with gold circular verse markers and illuminated marginal medallions; vowels in red and diacritics in black; one column; 27 lines of text.
Collection:
National Museum of Asian Art Collection
Topic:
Islam  Search this
Qur'an  Search this
eastern kufic script  Search this
Iran  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
sura 11  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Adrienne Minassian
Accession Number:
S1998.4
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/ye350a673da-f2ec-4463-b73a-38e3b359cc06
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S1998.4