Nine leaves of a Qur'an

14th century


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 10 1/4 x 7 5/16 in. (26 x 18.5 cm) Framed: 18 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (47.6 x 37.5 cm)

Accession Number

15.130

Medium or Technique

Ink, gold and color on paper

On View

Islamic Gallery (Gallery 175)

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Nine leaves from a Qur’an in Naskh script. Suras 74-77. Two ornamented sura headings. Some of the leaves are connected to one another, others are loose.

Provenance

By 1915, Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1915, gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession date: January 7, 1915)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection