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580 objects
S1998.233

Detached folio from a Qur’an, Sura 12:31-34, 57-62

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.233

Detached double-folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; right-hand half recto: Sura Yusuf (Joseph) 12: part of verse 57, and verses 58-60, recto begins with “wa kanu”; right-hand half verso: sura 12:60-62, verso begins with “lam ta’twni”; left-hand half recto: part of verse 31, and verse 32, recto begins with “ra’ayinau”; left-hand half verso: …

S1998.232.1-4

Four folios from a Qur’an, Sura 2:69-89

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.232.1-4

Four folios from a dispersed copy of Qur’an; Sura al-Baqara (the Cow) 2:69-88 and part of 89 (fols. 1-4); text: Arabic in black naskh script with rosette verse markers, marginal roundel and pear-shaped marginal medallion; vocalized in black; one column; 9 lines of text. Border: The text is copied on cream-colored paper.

S1998.231

Detached folio from a Qur’an, sura 38:70-78; sura 39:5-7

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.231

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; right-hand half verso: Sura Sad (Sad) 38: part of 74, 75-78, verso begins with “min al-kafirin”; left-hand half recto: Sura al-Zumar (The Troops) 39: verse 5 and part of verse 6, recto begins with “khalaqa”; right-hand recto: sura 38:70-74, recto begins with “ilayya”; left-hand half verso: …

S1998.229

Folio from a Qur’an, Sura 18:57-71

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.229

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Kahf (the Cave) 18: 57-63, recto begins with “ilay al-huday”; verso: sura 18:63-71, verso begins with “wattakhadha”; Arabic in black, gold, and red bihari combined with naskhi script, gold verse markers outlined in black and interlinear Persian translation in red nasta’liq; vocalized in black; …

S1998.228

Folio from a Qur’an, Sura 9:36-38

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.228

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Tawba (the Repentance) 9:36, recto begins with ” ‘indallahi”; verso: 9:37 and part of verse 38, verso begins with “ziyadaatu”; Arabic in black nasta’liq combined with thuluth script; vowels in black, letters for recitation in red; one column; 7 lines of text.

S1998.227.1-2

Two folios from a book of prayers

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.227.1-2

Detached double-folio from a book of prayers; Arabic in black, gold, and red late maghribi script with gold knot verse markers, illuminated heading, and illuminated marginal roundel; vocalized in red, hamza in gold dots; one column; 12 lines of text. Border: The text is set in gold and red rulings on a cream-colored paper.

S1998.226

Detached folio from a Qur’an, sura 7:173-189

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.226

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; right-hand half verso: Sura al-A’raf (the Heights) 7: 176,177, verso begins with “al-ard”; left-hand half recto: sura 7: 187, recto begins with “ayyana”; right-hand half recto: sura 7:173-175 and part of 176, recto begins with “bima”; left-hand half verso: 188 and part of 189, verso begins …

S1998.156

Dance

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.156