[القرآن].

[al-Qurʾān].

Uniform title
Format
Manuscript, Book
Language
Arabic
Published/​Created
[17--?]
Description
207 leaves : paper ; 88 x 58 (68 x 40) mm. bound to 89 x 64 mm. + 1 silver case.

Details

Subject(s)
Getty AAT genre
Summary note
Illuminated ms. of the Qurʾān in silver carrying case for use by a soldier.
Notes
  • Ms. codex.
  • Physical description: 21 lines per page; written in tiny naskhi script in black on white European glazed, laid paper. Tajwīd markings in red; ajzāʾ marked in red in margins. Text framed in gold and blue and margins framed in black. Polychrome and gold illuminated headers on fol. 1b and 2a. Sūrah headings in red with gold background; āyahs terminate in gold discs.
  • Accompanying materials: With 1 silver ornate carrying case, 97 x 102 x 40 mm., with top flap and loop for belt.
Binding note
Contemporary quarter leather with green pasteboards.
Language note
Arabic.
Provenance
Previously owned by Luther R. Fowle.
Source acquisition
Gift; Helen Joy Smith, 1999/2/11 (1999-69).
OCLC
567130588
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