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- Previous Owner(s)
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Detached bifolio from a dispersed copy of the Qur'an; right-hand half recto: Sura al-Qasas (the Stories) 28: part of 88, and the illuminated heading of Sura al-Ankabut (the Spider) 29; verso: sura 29:4; left-hand half recto: Sura al-Qasas, sura 28: part of verse 78-79; verso: sura 28: 79, 80, and part of verse 81; Arabic in black Muhaqqaq script with an illuminated panel, illuminated verse markers and inscribed marginal medallions; vocalized in black with red letters for reading; one column; 5 lines of text.
- Published References
- Christine Mullen Kreamer. Inscribing Meaning: Writing and Graphic Systems in African Art. Exh. cat. Washington and Milan. p. 17.
- Collection Area(s)
- Arts of the Islamic World
- Web Resources
- Google Cultural Institute
- Rights Statement
Copyright with museum