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Identification and Creation

Object Number
1984.451
Title
Manuscript of the Qur'an
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript
Date
1886-87
Places
Creation Place: Middle East, Türkiye (Turkey)
Period
Ottoman period
Culture
Ottoman
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/213111

Physical Descriptions

Medium
Calligraphy; ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
20.96 x 13.65 cm (8 1/4 x 5 3/8 in.)

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Philip Hofer
Accession Year
1984
Object Number
1984.451
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Descriptions

Description
The manuscript is copied by Yahya Hilmi and illuminated by Nur al-Din.

Exhibition History

  • Traces of the Calligrapher: Islamic Calligraphy in Practice, c. 1600–1900, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, 11/03/2007 - 02/03/2008; Asia Society Museum, New York, 10/07/2008 - 02/08/2009; Michael C. Carlos Museum of Art, Atlanta, 08/28/2010 - 12/05/2010
  • 32Q: 3620 University Study Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/10/2016 - 02/22/2016

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