[القرآن].

[al-Qurʼān].

Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[between 1700 and 1850?].
Description
1 online resource (304 leaves) : laid paper, illuminations

Details

Subject(s)
Former owner
Summary note
Complete copy of the Qurʼān.
Notes
  • Decoration: Textblock is border-ruled in gold, black, red. First opening has dual-page illumination in gold, pink, blue with text in round medallion. Marginal medallions in vivid colors appear throughout and mark text divisions. Gold roundels with yellow and red dots mark verse endings. Sūrah headings in white ink on gold background. Readings in red.
  • Foliation: Modern foliation added in pencil, upper left recto; catchwords every verso, lower left.
  • Former shelfmark: MS X893.7 K84 I138.
  • Layout: 15 long lines; border-ruled.
  • Manuscript codex.
  • Origin: Item is not dated, but likely copied in the 18th or first half of the 19th century.
  • Script: Written in naskh in black ink; pointed, vocalized.
  • Shelfmark: MS Or 179.
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 brown leather with gold tooled central diaper grid pattern with frame in rope-work design. Pink paper doublure.
Language note
Arabic.
Source acquisition
Gift of David Eugene Smith, 1931-1934.
Other format(s)
Also available as a digital facsimile.
OCLC
1077188270
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