Kirkor Minassian, New York to 1932 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Kirkor Minassian, New York in 1932 
 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 al- Baqara (the Cow) 2: 1-4, recto begins with "bismillah" one column, 5 lines of text; verso: sura 2: 4-24 and part of 25, verso begins with "yawqinuwna", one column,15 lines of text; Arabic in black nasta'liq script; illuminated heading in white kufic script; illuminated rosette verse markers; marginal medallions; vocalized in black, indications for recitation in red; one of a group of 3 folios.
Border: The recto is set in blue rulings on cream-colored paper; the verso is set in gold, black, and blue rulings on cream-colored paper.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum