Louis E. and Theresa S. Seley Purchase Fund for Islamic Art, 1979
Not on view
This Qur’an which probably belongs to fourteenth century Iran is written in muhaqqaq script. Each folio has seven lines with interlinear Persian translation in naskhi script. The verses 86-89 from Surah al-A’raf (chapter 7) have an ornamental medallion on the left- hand side of the recto marking the end of section (juz’) 11.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, June 15, 1979, no. 162, to MMA
"Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art New York." In The Arts of Islam. Berlin, 1981. no. 18, pp. 66-67, ill. p. 67 (b/w).