string(21) "edanmdm:fsg_S1998.229" Folio from a Qur'an, Sura 18:57-71 - National Museum of Asian Art

Folio from a Qur'an, Sura 18:57-71

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At A Glance

  • Period

    late 15th century
  • Geography

    India
  • Material

    Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W: 36.9 x 28 cm (14 1/2 x 11 in)
  • Accession Number

    S1998.229
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_S1998.229

Object Details

  • Description

    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; one column; 13 lines of text.
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Origin

    India
  • Credit Line

    Bequest of Adrienne Minassian
  • Type

    Calligraphy
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