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Qur'an Manuscript

Object Name:
Non-illustrated manuscript
19th century
Made in Iran
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; lacquer binding
Credit Line:
Bequest of Gwynne M. Andrews, 1930
Accession Number:
Not on view
Gwynne M. Andrews, Columbus, OH (until d. 1930; bequeathed to MMA)
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