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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1958.248
People
Unknown Artist
Title
Manuscript of the Qur'an
Classification
Manuscripts
Work Type
manuscript
Date
c. 1533
Places
Creation Place: Middle East, Iran
Culture
Persian
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/216913
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Calligraphy; ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper, with red lacquer binding
Dimensions
16.51 x 10.48 cm (6 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of John Goelet
Accession Year
1958
Object Number
1958.248
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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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

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