QURAN LEAF FROM THE READ PERSIAN ALBUM

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Qurʼanic leaf from the Read Persian album

Probably from the Deccan region (Golconda), India, late 16th cent.

Description: 1 single leaf : paper on card, ill. ; 379 x 240 mm

Credit: Purchased by Pierpont Morgan in 1911.

Genres: Manuscripts--India--Golconda--16th century.
Marbled papers (Binding)--India--Golconda--16th century.
Calligraphy--India--Golconda--16th century.
Paper (fiber product)
Cardboard.
Single leaves.

Language: Arabic

Script: muḥaqqaq

Notes: Ms. calligraphy; written and illuminated in Golconda, the Deccan, late sixteenth century.
From the Read Persian album.

Text: the Qurʼan, sura 96, Iqraʼ, which is also known as sura ʼAlaq, verses 8-18.

Decoration: marbled border.

Text box: 242 x 140 mm.
MICROFILM holding is on record for MS M.458.1r.

Provenance: Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Charles Hercules Read in 1911; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).

Associated Names: Read, Charles Hercules, Sir, 1857-1929, former owner.
Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), 1837-1913, former owner.
Morgan, J. P. (John Pierpont), 1867-1943, former owner.

Formatted Place: India--Golconda.

Cite as: Pierpont Morgan Library. MS M.458.34.

Publications on: Islamic and Indian manuscripts and paintings in the Pierpont Morgan Library / Barbara Schmitz.

New York : The Library, 1997, no. 50, p. 171-172; plate 42.

Subjects: Manuscripts, Arabic--New York (State)--New York.
1575-1600.

Dept./Collection: Pierpont Morgan Library Dept. of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

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