Keywords: eastern kufic script

26 objects
F2001.16a-b

A section (juz’) of a Qur’an

https://asia.si.edu/object/F2001.16a-b

Manuscript; a section of Qur’an; Sura al-Naml (the Ant) 27 and Sura al-Qasas (the Stories) 28; Arabic in black “eastern kufic (New Style)” script; vocalized in black, sukun in blue; 27 folios with a frontispiece (fol.1 verso, 2 recto) and an additional brocaded cloth-cover for protection; inscriptions and seals on the fly leaf and end …

F1937.46.1-249a-b

Qur’an

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1937.46.1-249a-b

Manuscript; a selection (juz’) of Qur’an; Arabic in black “eastern kufic (New Style)” script with several folios in naskhi script; gold headings with palmettes extending into the margin; vocalized in green and red; 241 folios, three unbound folios (frontispiece and fol. 1), verse markers, roundels; palmettes; standard page: one column, 10 lines of text. Border: …

F1937.33

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 54:13-23

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1937.33

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Qamar (the Moon) 54: part of 13-18, recto begins with “dhati”; verso: sura 54:18-22 and part of 23, verso begins with “‘adhabi”; Arabic in black “eastern kufic (New Style)” script; illuminated verse markers; marginal medallions containing the word “ashrun” (twenty), and the word “Khams” …

F1929.70

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 91:14-15; sura 92:1-5

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1929.70

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Shams (the Sun) 91:14,15, recto begins with “fa’aqaru”; verso: Sura al-Layl (the Night) 92:1-5, verso begins with “bismillah”; Arabic in black “eastern kufic (New Style)” script; illuminated roundel verse markers with letters indicating types of recitation; marginal medallions, illuminated palmette marginal medallion containing the …

S1998.11

Detached folio from a Qur’an, sura 23:31-33, 60-62

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.11

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; right-hand half recto: Sura al-Mu’minun (the Believers), sura 23: part of verse 31, and verse 32, recto begins with “ansha’na”; verso: sura 23: 32, 33, verso begins with “ghayruhu”; left-hand half recto: sura 23:60, 61, recto begins with “yu’tun”; verso: 61, 62, verso begins with “va …

S1998.10

Detached folio from a Qur’an, sura 25:14-29; sura 26:81-114

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.10

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; right-hand half recto: Sura al-Shu’ara (the Poets) 26:81-98, recto begins with “wa alladhi”; verso: sura 26: part of 98, 99-114, verso begins with “al-‘alamayn”; left-hand half recto: Sura al-Furqan (the Criterion) 25: part of verse 14, recto begins with “wa[a]hidan” and verses 15-20; verso: sura 25:20-28 …

S1998.4

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 11:35-57

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

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: sura: Hud (Hud) 11: part of verse 35, and verses 36-46, recto begins with “wa ana”; verso: sura 11:46-56, and part of 57, verso begins with “laka bi-hi”; Arabic in black “eastern kufic (New Style)” script with gold circular verse markers and illuminated marginal medallions; …

S1998.2

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 9:37-56

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

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Tawba (the Repentance) 9: part of verse 37 and verses 38-45, recto begins with “-kafaru”; verso: sura 9:45-55 and part of 56, verso begins with “qulubuhum”; Arabic in black “eastern kufic (New Style)” script with gold circular verse markers, illuminated marginal medallions and palmettes; …