Kirkor Minassian, New York to 1930 
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Kirkor Minassian, New York in 1930 
 Object file, undated folder sheet note.
 See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.
- Previous Owner(s)
Kirkor Minassian 1874 - 1944
Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur'an; recto: Sura al-Shuraa (the Consultation) 42: 1-7; one column, 9 lines of text; verso: sura 42: 7-13; one column, 12 lines; Arabic in black muhaqqaq script with a white heading in thuluth script; illuminated rosette verse markers; vocalized in red and black; illuminated title band; marginal roundel; one of a group of 5 folios.
Border: The text is set in gold-black rulings on cream-colored paper.
- Published References
- Anna Contadini. The Kitab Manafi 'al Hayawan in the Escorial Library. no. 3. p. 48, no. 5.
- Dr. Esin Atil. Art of the Arab World. Exh. cat. Washington, 1975. cat. 42, p. 98-99.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum