Gilded book binding
Object Place: Iran
Height x width: 14 x 9 13/16 in. (35.5 x 25 cm)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Stamped Arabic text comprised of hadith (traditions of the prophet), beginning in the upper right corner and going around each panel counterclockwise. The hadith are about virtues (fadail) associated with reading, memorizing and respecting the Qur'an.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lindon Smith