Detached folio from a Qur’an, sura 7:173-189

citation

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; right-hand half verso: Sura al-A’raf (the Heights) 7: 176,177, verso begins with “al-ard”; left-hand half recto: sura 7: 187, recto begins with “ayyana”; right-hand half recto: sura 7:173-175 and part of 176, recto begins with “bima”; left-hand half verso: 188 and part of 189, verso begins with “amliku”; Arabic in black thuluth combined with muhaqqaq script with rosette verse markers; vocalized in black with red and blue letters for recitation; inscription on the top of the page; one column; 5 lines of text.

Historical period(s)
Mamluk period, 14th century
Medium
Ink, color and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (open): 25.5 x 37.8 cm (10 1/16 x 14 7/8 in)
Geography
probably Egypt
Credit Line
Bequest of Adrienne Minassian
Accession Number
S1998.226
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Detached folio

Keywords
Egypt, Islam, Mamluk period (1250 - 1517), Qur'an, sura 7, thuluth script, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Adrienne Minassian 1913 - 1994
Estate of Adrienne Minassian

Description

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur'an; right-hand half verso: Sura al-A'raf (the Heights) 7: 176,177, verso begins with "al-ard"; left-hand half recto: sura 7: 187, recto begins with "ayyana"; right-hand half recto: sura 7:173-175 and part of 176, recto begins with "bima"; left-hand half verso: 188 and part of 189, verso begins with "amliku"; Arabic in black thuluth combined with muhaqqaq script with rosette verse markers; vocalized in black with red and blue letters for recitation; inscription on the top of the page; one column; 5 lines of text.

Inscription(s)

Top page: waqf (inalienable donation) written in gold.

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

Copyright with museum