Bound section of a Qur'an
From a manuscript dated 1092 (AH 485)
Object Place: probably Bust or Ghazna, Afghanistan
Overall: 26.2 x 19.5 cm (10 5/16 x 7 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ink, color, and gold on paper, 26 folios; leather binding.
Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)
Section of the Qur’an (20:1–110, 123–30) written in Eastern Kufic. Pointed in gold, with decorated medallions and verse endings and a decorated first page. In a brown tooled leather cover.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection