Kirkor Minassian, New York to 1930 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Kirkor Minassian, New York in 1930 
 Object file, undated folder sheet note.
 See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
- Previous Owner(s)
Kirkor Minassian 1874 - 1944
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur'an; recto: Sura Saba' (Sheba) 34: 41-48, one column, 12 lines of text; verso: sura 34: 49-54 and title of Sura Fatir (Originator) 35 with the beginning Besmelah of sura 35, one column, 8 lines of text; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with white thuluth script in an illuminated panel; gold rosette verse markers; vocalized in black; one of a group of 5 folios.
Border: The text is set in gold and black rulings on cream-colored paper.
- Published References
- Anna Contadini. The Kitab Manafi 'al Hayawan in the Escorial Library. no. 3. p. 48, no. 5.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum