Detached folio from a Qur’an, sura 11:61-71

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; right-hand half verso: Sura Hud (Hud)11:63, 64, verso begins with “qala”; left-hand half recto: sura 11:65-67, recto begins with “tamatta’uwa”; right-hand half recto: part of verse 61 and verse 62, recto begins with “a’buduw”; left-hand half verso: 68-70 and part of 71, verso begins with “thamud”; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with gold rosette verse markers, and a pear-shaped marginal medallion; vocalized in black, reading signs in red; one column; 7 lines of text.

Historical period(s)
Mamluk period, 14th century
Medium
Ink and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 25 x 34 cm (9 13/16 x 13 3/8 in)
Geography
Egypt
Credit Line
Bequest of Adrienne Minassian
Accession Number
S1998.230
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Detached folio

Keywords
Egypt, Islam, Mamluk period (1250 - 1517), muhaqqaq script, Qur'an, sura 11, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Estate of Adrienne Minassian
Adrienne Minassian 1913 - 1994

Description

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur'an; right-hand half verso: Sura Hud (Hud)11:63, 64, verso begins with "qala"; left-hand half recto: sura 11:65-67, recto begins with "tamatta'uwa"; right-hand half recto: part of verse 61 and verse 62, recto begins with "a'buduw"; left-hand half verso: 68-70 and part of 71, verso begins with "thamud"; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with gold rosette verse markers, and a pear-shaped marginal medallion; vocalized in black, reading signs 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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