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76 objects
S1998.13

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 5:44-48

https://asia.si.edu/object/S1998.13

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 …

F1999.9

Qur’an

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1999.9

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

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1997.27.1-23a-b

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)

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1982.25

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

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1938.15

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 …

F1937.6.1-33

Fragment of a Qur’an, sura 2:191-233

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1937.6.1-33

Manuscript; fragment of a Qur’an; verses of Sura al-Baqara (the Cow) 2: part of verses 191 -232, beginning with “wa akhrijuhum” on verse 191, missing one folio and some verses continue with a portion of 233 ending with “al-ma’ruf”; text: Arabic in black kufic script; vocalized in red; 32 parchment folios with gilded verse markers …

F1930.60

Folio from a Qur’an: Sura 38, verses 87-88; sura 39, verse 1

https://asia.si.edu/object/F1930.60

Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; recto: Sura Sad ( Sad) 38: 87-88, illuminated chapter heading in white with a palmette, Sura al-Zumar (the Troops) 39: part of verse 1; verso: sura 39: 1-2; Arabic in black kufic script; gold orbs stacked as illuminated pyramid-shaped verse markers, an illuminated leaf-shaped medallion verse …