Leaf of a Qur'an

9th–10th century A.D.


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 1/16 x 6 3/8 in. (10.3 x 16.2 cm) Framed: 18 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (47.6 x 37.5 cm)

Accession Number

19.782

Medium or Technique

Ink, gold and color on vellum

Not On View

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Inscription

Recto - Sura 5 [Al-Ma'ida, "The Table Spread"], vv. 28-29

Verso - Sura 5 [Al-Ma'ida, "The Table Spread"], vv. 29-31

Provenance

Ross Collection

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection