القرآن. al-Qurʼān, 1775-1850 C.E.; 1188-1266 A.H.
Complete copy of the Qurʼān; two pages at the front detached (f. 1-2).
- 1775-1850 C.E.; 1188-1266 A.H.
Item is undated, but likely copied in the late 18th or 19th century.
Other Related Names
- Mali, Katharine Strauss, donor
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Katharine Strauss Mali (Bryn Mawr College Class of 1923) on 15 March 1956.
Manuscript codex. Title supplied by cataloger. A short prayer written in red on machine-made paper is laid in.
Bound in dark red leather over pasteboard with envelope flap that does not fit the textblock (Type II); fading gilt and red stamped paper onlays of central mandorla, two pendants on the vertical axis and cornerpieces.
I, 303, i leaves : 175 x 120 (108 x 54) mm bound to 175 x 127 mm
Written in 15 long lines; border-ruled.
Written in naskh in black ink; pointed, vocalized.
Dual-page illuminated first opening in gold, blue, green, and yellow with red and blue radiant finials in the margins (f. 1v-2r); textblock border-ruled in gold, black and red; gold roundels mark verse ends; sūrah beginnings set off by gold bar across the textblock; readings and text partition markers in red; floral marginal medallions in sets of two colors (orange and blue, or green and pink) also appear.
Modern foliation added in pencil, upper left recto; catchwords every verso, lower left.
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