FOLIO FROM A QURAN

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December 31, 829
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Cleveland Art
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Religion and Festival
Abbasid Caliphate

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DESCRIPTION

Folio from a Qur'an
800s

Part of a set. See all set records

Probably Egypt, Abbasid period
(750–1258)

Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on parchment

Sheet: 23.7 x 33.7 cm (9 5/16 x 13 1/4 in.)

Edward L. Whittemore Fund 1933.493

INSCRIPTION

Recto: Sura al-Saad (38: 77-part 75-76). Verso: Sura al-Saad (38: part 77-80).

INSCRIPTION REMARK

Script: Kufi (seven lines to a page)

PROVENANCE

?-1933
(Ananda K. Coomaraswamy [1877-1947] sold to the Cleveland Museum of Art)

1933-
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

EXHIBITION HISTORY

Art: The International Language. The Cleveland Museum of Art (October 2-November 4, 1956).

Arts of Iran (Islamic art rotation). The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH (organizer) (October 30, 2018-October 28, 2019).

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Mohmedd shareef

Thank You for Suggestion and replaced image with proper one.

Mirza Firuz

This is not the same may be one of his great grand children ???

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