Adrienne Minassian, New York, to 1979 
From 1979 to 1997
Ralph and Catherine Benkaim, Beverly Hills, CA, purchased from Adrienne Minassian in 1979 
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Ralph and Catherine Benkaim in 1997
 According to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record.
 See note 1.
- Previous Owner(s)
Ralph and Catherine Benkaim
Adrienne Minassian 1913 - 1994
Detached folio from dispersed copy of the Qur'an; recto: Sura al-Muddaththir (the Cloaked One) 74: part of verse 38, and verses 39-47, recto begins with "bema kasabat"; verso: sura 74: 47-53, and part of 54, verso begins with " 'atayna"; Arabic in black "eastern kufic (New Style)" script with marginal gold roundel and illuminated rosette verse markers; vocalized in red and black; one column; eight lines of text.
- Published References
- Thomas Lawton Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 144-147.
- The Qur'ān. Norton Critical Editions, 1st ed. New York, New York, 2017. p. 350.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum