Four leaves of a Qur'an

Islamic, Persian
before 905


Object Place: Eastern Iran

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 13/16 x 7 in. (12.3 x 17.8 cm) Framed: 11 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (29.8 x 37.5 cm)

Accession Number

19.779.1-2

Medium or Technique

Ink and gold on parchment

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Two loose bifolios from a Qur’an in Kufic script. Eight lines in brown ink on each page, gold ornaments, rubricated. Red dots for vocalization. From the earliest known Qur’an manuscript penned in a rounded script.

Provenance

Ross Collection

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection