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Qur'an Manuscript

Object Name:
Non-illustrated manuscript
late 16th–early 17th century
Attributed to Iran
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper; gilt-stamped leather
Credit Line:
Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1891
Accession Number:
Not on view
Henry G. Marquand, New York (until 1891; gifted to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Balcony Calligraphy Exhibition," June 1, 2009–October 26, 2009, no catalogue.

Diba, Layla S., Maryam Ekhtiar, Basil William Robinson, and Brooklyn Museum. Royal Persian paintings : the Qajar epoch, 1785-1925. Brooklyn, NY: I.B.Tauris Publishers, 1998. no. 1, p. 103, ill. pl. 1 (color).

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