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

Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: ca. A.H. 410/ A.D. 1019–20
Geography: Tunisia, probably Qairawan
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment
Dimensions: H. 17 1/2 in. (44.5 cm) W. 23 5/8 in. (60 cm)
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Purchase, James and Diane Burke Gift, in honor of Dr. Marilyn Jenkins-Madina, 2007
Accession Number: 2007.191

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