Folio from a Qur’an

Historical period(s)
Abbasid period, 12th century
Medium
Ink, gold and paints on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 38 x 29.8 cm (14 15/16 x 11 3/4 in)
Geography
Probably Iran
Credit Line
The Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection
Accession Number
S1997.94
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Manuscript
Type

Detached manuscript folio

Keywords
Abbasid period (750 - 1258), eastern kufic script, Iran, Islam, Qur'an, sura 39, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Ralph and Catherine Benkaim

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.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum