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Qur'an

Works of Art (14)

Banner, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), dated A.H. 1235 / A.D. 1819–20, Turkey, probably Istanbul, Silk, metal-wrapped thread, lampas, brocaded (1976.312)
Binding for a Qur'an, late 16th century, Iran, Leather binding, stamped, cut, and gilt with turquoise insets (56.222)
Fragment from a Qur’an manuscript, ca. 1400; Timurid, Calligraphy attributed to cUmar Aqtac, Central Asia (probably Samarqand), Ink, colors, and gold on paper (1972.279)
Leaf from a Qur’an manuscript, 1307–1308; Ilkhanid, Ahmad ibn al-Suhrawardi al-Bakri, Calligrapher, Muhammed ibn Aybak, Illuminator, Baghdad, Iraq, Ink, colors, and gold on paper (55.44)
Leaf from a Qur’an manuscript, dated 1137, Iran, Ink, gold, and colors on paper (1996.294.1)
Leaf from a Qur’an manuscript, late 9th–10th century, Possibly Syria, Ink, gold, and colors on vellum (30.45)
Leaf from a Qur’an, ca. 1250–1350, North Africa, Ink, colors, and gold on vellum (37.21)
Marriage contract, 1874, Signed: Abu’l Qasim Farhang, Iran, Ink, colors, and gold on paper (1979.518.5a-q)
Opening folio of Volume 26 of the "Anonymous Baghdad Qur'an", Ilkhanid period (1206–1353), A.H. 706 / A.D. 1306–7, Iraq, Baghdad, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (50.12)
Page of calligraphy, Qajar period (1779–1925), early–mid-19th century, Signed by Muhammad Shafi', known as Vesal-e Shirazi, Iran, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (1979.518.6)
Qur'an manuscript, Ottoman period (ca. 1299–1923), dated A.H. 1268 / A.D. 1851–52, Turkey, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; leather binding (1980.603)
Qur’an of Ibrahim Sultan, dated 1427; Timurid, Iran (Shiraz), Ink, colors, and gold on paper (13.228.1)
Stand for a Qur'an manuscript, Muzzafarid period (1314–93), dated A.H. 761 / A.D. 1360, Iran or Central Asia, Wood (teak), carved, painted, inlaid (10.218)
Volume from a thirty-part Qur’an, 18th century, North Africa, probably Tunisia, Colors and gold on paper, leather binding (1982.120.2)