Folio from a Qur’an, Sura 9:36-38

citation

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Tawba (the Repentance) 9:36, recto begins with ” ‘indallahi”; verso: 9:37 and part of verse 38, verso begins with “ziyadaatu”; Arabic in black nasta’liq combined with thuluth script; vowels in black, letters for recitation in red; one column; 7 lines of text.

Historical period(s)
19th century
Medium
Black ink, red on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 26.7 x 17.8 cm (10 1/2 x 7 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Bequest of Adrienne Minassian
Accession Number
S1998.228
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Detached manuscript folio

Keywords
India, Islam, naskh script, Qur'an, sura 9, 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; recto: Sura al-Tawba (the Repentance) 9:36, recto begins with " 'indallahi"; verso: 9:37 and part of verse 38, verso begins with "ziyadaatu"; Arabic in black nasta'liq combined with thuluth script; vowels in black, letters for recitation in red; one column; 7 lines of text.

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

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