Detached folio from a Qur’an, Sura 12:31-34, 57-62

Detached double-folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; right-hand half recto: Sura Yusuf (Joseph) 12: part of verse 57, and verses 58-60, recto begins with “wa kanu”; right-hand half verso: sura 12:60-62, verso begins with “lam ta’twni”; left-hand half recto: part of verse 31, and verse 32, recto begins with “ra’ayinau”; left-hand half verso: 32-34, verso begins with ” mina al-saghiriyna”; Arabic in black naskh script with gold rosette verse markers and inscribed marginal roundel; vocalized in black, tashdid and hamza in red; one column; 7 lines of text.

Historical period(s)
Mamluk period, 14th century
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 17.7 x 22.2 cm (6 15/16 x 8 3/4 in)
Geography
Egypt
Credit Line
Bequest of Adrienne Minassian
Accession Number
S1998.233
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Detached folio

Keywords
Egypt, Islam, Mamluk period (1250 - 1517), naskh script, Qur'an, sura 12, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Estate of Adrienne Minassian
Adrienne Minassian 1913 - 1994

Description

Detached double-folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur'an; right-hand half recto: Sura Yusuf (Joseph) 12: part of verse 57, and verses 58-60, recto begins with "wa kanu"; right-hand half verso: sura 12:60-62, verso begins with "lam ta'twni"; left-hand half recto: part of verse 31, and verse 32, recto begins with "ra'ayinau"; left-hand half verso: 32-34, verso begins with " mina al-saghiriyna"; Arabic in black naskh script with gold rosette verse markers and inscribed marginal roundel; vocalized in black, tashdid and hamza 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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