[Qurʼān leaves].

Uniform title
Manuscript, Book
1 online resource (33 foliated leaves) : paper, illuminations


Former owner
Summary note
Fragment of the Qurʼān including the end of al-Furqān, all of al-Shuʻarāʼ and the beginning of al-Naml (25:63 to 27:58).
  • Decoration: Gold florets with red and blue dots mark verse endings. Circular marginal medallions in gold, blue and red mark text partitions. Sūrah titles in gold. A piece of paper with the title for al-Furqān in gold has been added to the bottom of the last leaf (f. 33r).
  • Layout: 7 long lines with top and bottom line written larger.
  • Manuscript codex.
  • Origin: Item is undated, but perhaps copied in the 14th or 15th century.
  • Script: Written in naskh in black ink; pointed, vocalized.
  • Shelfmark: MS Or 327.
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
Bound in reddish leather over pasteboard with flap. Front cover blind stamped with central medallion composed of seven small florets with radiant lines; blind stamped frame of sets of parallel lines and repeating geometric design along the outside edge. Back cover is badly water damaged. Flap hinge has been reinforced with black textile.
Language note
Source acquisition
Gift of David Eugene Smith, 1931-1934.
Other format(s)
Also available as a digital facsimile.
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