Folio from a Qur’an

Historical period(s)
Abbasid period, 12th century
Ink, gold and paints on paper
H x W (overall): 38 x 29.8 cm (14 15/16 x 11 3/4 in)
Probably Iran
Credit Line
The Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection
Arthur M. Sackler Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view

Detached manuscript folio

Abbasid period (750 - 1258), eastern kufic script, Iran, Islam, Qur'an, Ralph and Catherine Benkaim collection, sura 39
Provenance research underway.
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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