Qur'an folio in gold script

Egyptian
Mamluk
A.D. January 15, 1314 (A.H. 27 Ramadan 713)
Calligrapher Shadhi ibn Muhammad ibn Ayyub (1282–1342), Illuminator Aydughdi ibn 'Abdallah al-Badri (Mamluk, active about 1304–1335), Illuminator 'Ali ibn Muhammad ibn al-Rassam al-A'sar (Mamluk)


Object Place: Cairo, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 34.6 x 26 cm (13 5/8 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

39.793

Medium or Technique

Ink, gold, and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Inscription

Recto- Sura 33 [Al-Ahzab, "The Combined Forces"], vv. 9-17
Verso- Sura 33 [ Al-Azhab, "The Combined Forces"], vv. 17-24

Signed

This page unsigned; manuscript has colophon

Provenance

1939, sold by Kirkor Minassian (d. 1944), New York, to the MFA for $250.00. (Accession Date: December 14, 1939)

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund