Bifolio from a Qur’an

Calligrapher: Abu'l-Hasan al-Usayli al-Hanafi
Historical period(s)
Ottoman period, 1561-1562 (969 A.H.)
Ink, opaque watercolors, and gold on paper
H x W (overall): 40.5 x 70 cm (15 15/16 x 27 9/16 in)
Credit Line
Bequest of Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian in memory of Dr. Abolbashar Farmanfarmaian
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Detached manuscript folio

Egypt, illumination, Islam, muhaqqaq script, Ottoman period (1307 - 1922), Qur'an, thuluth script
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Massumeh Farhad, Simon Rettig, Francois Deroche, Edhem Eldem, Jane Dammen McAuliffe, Sana Mirza, Zeren Tanindi. The Art of the Qur'an: Treasures from the Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 59, pp. 330, 331.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
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