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Folio from a Qur'an, sura 111:1-5; sura112:1-4, right-hand half of a double-page finispiece

Folio from a Qur
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ca. 1550-1575
Safavid period
Ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper
H x W (overall): 32.2 x 20.7 cm (12 11/16 x 8 1/8 in)
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
Previous custodian or owner
Henri Vever (1854-1942)
Francois Mautin (French, born 1907)
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Related Online Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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probably Shiraz, Iran