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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1919.157.1
People
Unknown Artist
Title
Folio from a Qur'an: Sura 28: begin 85 - mid 86 (recto), Sura 28: mid 86 - end 87 (verso), left-hand side of a bifolio
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript folio
Date
13th-14th century
Places
Creation Place: Africa, North Africa
Culture
Arab
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/215215
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on parchment
Dimensions
folio: 20.2 x 25.1 cm (7 15/16 x 9 7/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Hervey E. Wetzel
Accession Year
1919
Object Number
1919.157.1
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Exhibition History

Islamic Art: Drawings, Calligraphies and Objects, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 06/29/1983 - 09/25/1983

Writing the Word of God: Calligraphy and the Qur’an , 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: 2550 Islamic, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/03/2015 - 04/26/2016

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