9 1/8 x 25 5/16 in. (23.2 x 64.3 cm)
Each Page: 9 1/8 x 12 5/8 in. (23.2 x 32.1 cm)
Purchase, Friends of Islamic Art Gifts, 2004
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 451
This double folio was once bound in a multivolume Qur'an manuscript. The calligrapher wrote in bold kufic script with black ink using a broad‑nibbed reed pen. Red and green dots indicate the vowels. Verse markers include a star‑shaped medallion highlighted with green and red dots and framed by two concentric multilobed medallions.
Inscription: In Arabic language and in Kufic script: