Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Illustrated Single Work

Object Name:
Illustrated single work
Date:
9th–10th century
Geography:
Egypt
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink and opaque watercolor on parchment
Dimensions:
Gr. Diam. 12 1/2 in. (31.8 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Gift of Nelly, Violet and Elie Abemayor, in memory of Michel Abemayor, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.546.47a, b
Not on view
Michel E. Abemayor, New York (until d. 1975); Nelly, Violet, and Elie Abemayor, Great Neck, NY (1975–78; gifted to MMA)
al-Thaqafah, Wizarat. Islamic Art in Egypt 969-1517. Cairo: United Arab Republic, 1969. no. 274, p. 288.



Related Objects

Folio from the "Blue Qur'an"

Date: second half 9th–mid-10th century Medium: Gold and silver on indigo-dyed parchment Accession: 2004.88 On view in:Gallery 450

Bifolium from a Qur'an

Date: late 9th–10th century Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment Accession: 2004.268 On view in:Gallery 451

Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mushaf al-Hadina)

Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20 Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment Accession: 2007.191 On view in:Gallery 450

Folio from the "Tashkent Qur'an"

Date: late 8th–early 9th century Medium: Ink on parchment Accession: 2004.87 On view in:Not on view

Panel from a Cenotaph or Symbolic Coffin with Marquetry Decoration

Date: second half 8th century Medium: Wood (fig); mosaic with bone and four different types of wood Accession: 37.103 On view in:Gallery 451