Bifolio from a Qur'an

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

    1561-1562 (969 A.H.)
  • Geography

  • Material

    Ink, opaque watercolors, and gold on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 40.5 x 70 cm (15 15/16 x 27 9/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Calligrapher

    Abu'l-Hasan al-Usayli al-Hanafi
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Engaging the Senses (October 14, 2017 - ongoing)
    The Art of the Qur’an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts (October 22, 2016 to February 20, 2017)
    Imaging the Word: Selections of Calligraphy from the Islamic World (November 17, 1999 to May 7, 2000)
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Bequest of Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian in memory of Dr. Abolbashar Farmanfarmaian
  • Type

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