Collection: Henri Vever collection

523 objects
S1986.87.1

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 1:1-7, right-hand half of a double-page frontispiece

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.87.1

Detached folio from a Qur’an; right-hand half of a double-page frontispiece; facing folio (S1986.87.2); recto: blank; verso: Sura al-fatiha (the opener), sura 1:1-7, verso begins with “bismillah”, one column, 7 lines of text; Arabic in black naskh script; vocalized in black; inscription; one of a group of two folios.

S1986.86.2

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 114:1-6, left-hand half of a double-page finispiece

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.86.2

Detached bifolio from a Qur’an; left-hand half of a double-page finispiece; facing folio (S1986.86.1); recto: Sura al-nas (the mankind), sura 114:1-6, recto begins with “sura”, one column, 6 lines of text; verso: completion prayers, verso begins with “khatm”, one column, 7 lines of text; Arabic in white thuluth and gold muhaqqaq script outlined in black; …

S1986.86.1

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 111:1-5; sura112:1-4, right-hand half of a double-page finispiece

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.86.1

Detached folio from a Qur’an; right-hand half of a double-page finispiece; facing folio (S1986.86.2); recto: Sura al-masad (the palm fiber), sura 111:1-5, one column, 8 lines of text; verso: Sura al-ikhlas (the sincerity), sura 112:1-4, one column, 6 lines of text; Arabic in white thuluth and muhaqqaq script; vocalized in black and white with red …

S1986.11

Book cover

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.11
S1986.85.1-2

Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Amir Khusraw Dihlavi (d.1325)

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Folio from a Khamsa (Quintet) by Amir Khusraw Dihlavi; text: Persian in white nasta’liq script; right-hand half recto: blank, verso: right-hand half of a double-page illumination, facing folio (S1986.85.2); left-hand half recto: left-hand half of a double-page illumination, facing folio (S1986.1), verso: blank. Border: The text is set in illuminated border mounted on paperboard.

S1986.10

Book cover

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.10
S1986.77.2

Frontispiece from a Qur’an, recto: left-hand half of a double-page frontispiece, sura 1:5-7; verso: sura 2:1-9 and part of 10

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.77.2

Detached bifolio from a Qur’an; recto: left-hand half of a double-page frontispiece, detached from the facing folio (S1986.77.1), Sura al-Fatiha (the Opener), sura 1:5-7, recto begins with “iyaka”; verso: Sura al-Baqara (the Cow), sura 2:1-9 and part of 10, verso begins with “bismillah”; Arabic in white muhaqqaq script; vocalized in white; one of a group …

S1986.77.1

Frontispiece from a Qur’an, recto: blank, verso: text: right-hand half of a double-page frontispiece, sura 1:1-5

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.77.1

Detached bifolio from a Qur’an; recto: blank; verso: right-hand half of a double-page frontispiece, detached from the facing folio (S1986.77.2), Sura al-Fatiha (the Opener), sura1:1-5, verso begins with “bismillah”; Arabic in white muhaqqaq script; vocalized in white; one of a group of twenty folios. Border: Text is set in an illuminated border.

S1986.9

Book cover

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1986.9