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Quran Page

Creation date: ca. 1335
Creation place: India

Other Information

Type: Manuscript Painting
Medium and Support: Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper
Credit Line: Edwin Binney 3rd Collection
Accession Number: 1990.239
State/Province: Delhi
Dimensions: 11 3/8 in. x 7 13/32 in. (28.9 cm x 18.8 cm)


Mark Zebrowski, London, England ( - May 5, 1978)

Edwin Binney 3rd, San Diego, California (May 5, 1978 - August 27, 1990)

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California (August 27, 1990 - )

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04/14/2017 Diana Chou
This page comes from a copy of the Quran, the holy book of Islam containing the words of God as transmitted to the prophet Muhammad during the first half of the seventh century. The main body of the text, three lines of Arabic writing, is composed in an elegant cursive script. Underneath, Persian translations were later added, and at yet another point in time the writing in a red, angular script.
Last Updated: 3/24/2021


This object was included in the following exhibitions:

Temple Palace and Mosque Rotations San Diego Museum of Art , 8/16/2010 - 00/00/00

Beauty and Belief: Crossing Bridges with the Arts of Islamic Culture Brigham Young University Museum of Art , 2/24/2012 - 1/13/2013

Arts of South and Southeast Asia The San Diego Museum of Art , 1/20/2017 - 00/00/00


This object has the following bibliographic references:

Sabiha Al Khemir. Beauty and Belief Brigham Young University Museum of Art. Provo, Utah, 2012
Page Number: 202

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