Keywords: kufic script

100 objects
S1998.13

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 5:44-48

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Ma’ida (the Table spread) 5: part of verse 44, and verses 45-46, recto begins with ” takhshau”; verso: sura 5:46, 47, and part of 48, verso begins with: “-him bi’isa”; Arabic in black kufic script with gilded verse marker; vowel signs in red; one …

F2001.16a-b

A section (juz’) of a Qur’an

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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 …

F1999.9

Qur’an

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Manuscript; Qur’an; Arabic in black naskh script, headings in white kufic script, illuminated chapter headings in muhaqqaq script; vocalized in black and red; 226 folios with one illuminated frontispiece (fol. 1 verso-2 recto), 2 illuminated double-page composition (fols. 2 verso, 3 recto- fols. 221 verso, 222 recto), a double-page finispiece (fols. 222 verso, 223 recto), …

F1997.27.1-23a-b

Manuscript fragment from a Qur’an

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Manuscript; fragment from a Qur’an; Sura al-An’am (the Cattle) 6:164-65; Sura al- A’raf (the Heights) 7:1-5 and 22-27; Arabic in black kufic script with a palmette gold heading extending out into the margin; sura title in gold; vocalized in red; 22 folios with one illumination, gold verse markers, palmette; standard page: one column; 13 lines …

F1982.25

Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami ( d. 1209)

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Manuscript; Khamsa (Quintet) by Nizami; Persian in black nasta’liq script with headings in gold, red, and blue, kufic and naskhi script; 346 folios with a shamsa (fol. 1recto), double-page frontispiece (fols.1 verso-2recto), 5 unwans (fols. 30verso, 84verso, 155verso, 217verso, 302verso), 10 illuminated folios, 32 paintings (40recto, 44verso, 52verso, 55recto, 74recto, 80verso, 94verso, 98recto, 105verso, 120verso, …

F1944.54

Folio from a Manafi’ al-hayawan (Usefulness of animals) by Ibn Bakhtishu (died 1058); recto: text and illustration: Two owls perching in a tree; verso: text

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1944.54

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of a Manafi’ al-hayawan (Usefulness of animals) by Ibn Bakhtishu; text: Persian in black and red naskh script with title in black and blue kufic script; recto: illustration and text: Two owls perching in a tree, 11 lines; verso: text, 11 lines with marginal text; one of a group …

F1938.15

Folio from a Qur’an

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Sajdah (the Prostration) 32:1-9 and part of 10, one column, 10 lines of text; verso: sura 32: 10-20 and a few phrases of 21, one column, 11 lines of text; Arabic in gold naskhi script outlined in black; heading in gold floriated kufic script …

F1937.46.1-249a-b

Qur’an

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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: …