Bound section of a Qur'an

Persian
From a manuscript dated 1092 (AH 485)


Object Place: probably Bust or Ghazna, Afghanistan

Dimensions

Overall: 26.2 x 19.5 cm (10 5/16 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.884

Medium or Technique

Ink, color, and gold on paper, 26 folios; leather binding.

On View

Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

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.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection