[القرآن].

[al-Qurʼān].

Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[after 1950?]
Description
1 online resource (5 leaves) : paper, illuminations

Details

Summary note
Selections from the Qurʼān on a narrow, paper scroll. Lithographed rather than written, though decoration is by hand. The following verses are included: al-Fātiḥah, al-Baqarah (1-34), Āl-ʻImrān (1-31), Ṭā Ḥā (1-47), Yā Sīn (1-24), al-Mulk (1-21), al-Ikhlāṣ, al-Falaq, al-Nās.
Notes
  • Binding: Cover made of a thin piece of brown leather attached to the top leaf, with no way to attach the ends.
  • Decoration: Simple illuminated rectangular panels composed of red, green, and blue triangles together.
  • Layout: 3 lines per centimeter for text areas.
  • Ms. roll.
  • Origin: Item is not dated, but likely make in the second half of the 20th century.
  • Script: Informal naskh in black ink, pointed, unvocalized.
  • Title supplied by cataloger.
Location of originals
  • Original Columbia, Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
  • OPenn University of Pennsylvania Libraries.
Language note
Arabic.
Provenance
Sold on eBay in 2014.
Cite as
UPenn Ms. Roll 1965.
OCLC
1083523251
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