Leaf of a Qu'ran
9th–10th century A.D.
Object Place: Egypt
.172 x .117 m.
Medium or Technique
Ink and color on prepared animal skin
Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)
Page from a Qur’an
Left side (verso)- Sura 29 [Al-Ankabut, "The Spider"], v. 31
Right side (recto)- Sura 29 [Al-Ankabut, "The Spider"], vv. 31-32
Miss Elizabeth (Riefstahl) Titzel (b. 1889 - d. 1986), New York; 1929, sold by Miss Elizabeth (Riefstahl) Titzel to the MFA for $5000.00 (total price for 29.56-136). (Accession Date: January 3, 1929)
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund