Folio from a Book of prayers

Detached folio from a Book of Prayers; Arabic in dark brown maghribi script; one column, twenty lines of text.

Historical period(s)
13th-14th century
Medium
Brown ink on parchment
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 25.5 x 19.5 cm (10 1/16 x 7 11/16 in)
Geography
North Africa
Credit Line
The Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1997.104
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Book, Manuscript
Type

Detached manuscript folio

Keywords
Islam, maghribi script, North Africa, Ralph and Catherine Benkaim collection, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Detached folio from a Book of Prayers; Arabic in dark brown maghribi script; one column, twenty lines of text.

Published References
  • Thomas Lawton, Thomas W. Lentz. Beyond the Legacy: Anniversary Acquisitions for the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. vol. 1 Washington, 1998. pp. 144-147.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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