- Provenance information is currently unavailable
- Previous Owner(s)
Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907
Manuscript; Book of prayers; Arabic in black and red naskh script; 117 folios with one sarlawh (folio 1 verso); a late nineteenth-century inscription on folio 117 recto; illuminated marginal medallion; standard page: 1 column, 9 lines of text.
Binding: The manuscript is bound in leather over paper pasteboards with gilt, block- stamped medallions and cornerpieces on the exterior covers. The doublures are of leather with gold-painted designs. The envelope flap has a surface and border identical to that on the upper and lower covers.
A late nineteenth-century inscription that does not pertain to the manuscript appears on folio 117 recto.
- Published References
- Glenn D. Lowry, Milo Cleveland Beach, Elisabeth West FitzHugh, Susan Nemanzee, Janet Snyder. An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection. Washington and Seattle. cat. 37, p. 29.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum