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Folio from a Qur'an: Sura 49: mid 15 - begin 16 (recto), Sura 49: 16 (verso)

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Folio from a Qur'an: Sura 49: mid 15 - begin 16 (recto), Sura 49: 16 (verso)
Manuscript Folio
Arab
,
10th century
Abbasid period
Creation Place: Iraq
Ink and gold on parchment
folio: 18.2 x 25.9 cm (7 3/16 x 10 3/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Anonymous Gift in memory of Rudolph Meyer Riefstahl (1880-1936)
, 1956.197
Department of Islamic & Later Indian Art
,
Bibliography
Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 38

Exhibition History
Writing the Word of God: Calligraphy and the Qur’an, Asia Society, New York, 10/07/2008 - 02/08/2009
Islamic Art From the Collections of the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 08/01/1974 -
Birds, Beasts and Calligraphies, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 06/11/1981 - 09/29/1981
Islamic Art: Drawings, Calligraphies and Objects, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 06/29/1983 - 09/25/1983
The Continuous Stroke of a Breath: Calligraphy from the Islamic World, Harvard University Art Museums, Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 12/20/2003 - 07/18/2004