[القرآن].

[al-Qurʼān].

Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[Iran?], [18--?]
Description
1 online resource (vii, 62, viii leaves) : laid paper, illuminations

Details

Subject(s)
Former owner
Summary note
Complete copy of the Qurʼān, written onto gold sprinkled paper with five larger lines per page between four sets of seven smaller lines.
Notes
  • Decoration: Dual page illuminated first opening in blue, gold, orange (f. 1r-2v); gold foliate marginal fill on every page; textblock border-ruled in orange, blue, gold; pages gold-sprinkled; larger lines alternating red on a white field and black on a gold field; marginal section divisions and some sūrah titles in white ink on a gold field. The final page is gold-sprinkled, ruled and decorated, but unwritten (f. 62v).
  • Layout: 33 lines per page.
  • Manuscript codex.
  • Origin: The item is undated, perhaps copied in the 19th century.
  • Script: Written in naskh and thuluth, chiefly in black ink; pointed, vocalized.
  • Shelfmark: MS Or 271 - FOLIO.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
Location of originals
  • Original Columbia, Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
  • OPenn University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Source of description
Item cataloged from digital facsimile and existing description.
Binding note
Red leather over pasteboard; blind tooled interior and exterior frame with diagonal lines connecting the corners between them; marbled paper pastedowns.
Language note
Arabic.
Source acquisition
Gift of George Arthur Plimpton, 1936 (bookplate inside front and back covers).
Other format(s)
Also available as a digital facsimile.
OCLC
1106031443
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