Four folios from a Qur’an, Sura 2:69-89

Four folios from a dispersed copy of Qur’an; Sura al-Baqara (the Cow) 2:69-88 and part of 89 (fols. 1-4); text: Arabic in black naskh script with rosette verse markers, marginal roundel and pear-shaped marginal medallion; vocalized in black; one column; 9 lines of text.
Border: The text is copied on cream-colored paper.

Historical period(s)
Mamluk period, 14th century
Medium
Ink, color and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W (sheet (each)): 16 x 24.6 cm (6 5/16 x 9 11/16 in)
Geography
Egypt
Credit Line
Bequest of Adrienne Minassian
Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Accession Number
S1998.232.1-4
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Detached manuscript folio

Keywords
Egypt, Islam, Mamluk period (1250 - 1517), naskh script, Qur'an, sura 2, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Description

Four folios from a dispersed copy of Qur'an; Sura al-Baqara (the Cow) 2:69-88 and part of 89 (fols. 1-4); text: Arabic in black naskh script with rosette verse markers, marginal roundel and pear-shaped marginal medallion; vocalized in black; one column; 9 lines of text.
Border: The text is copied on cream-colored paper.

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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