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Page from the Koran


Artist Unknown (Persia (Iran))


10th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G243
Page from the Koran, Artist Unknown (Persia (Iran))
Page from the Koran: Gallery Label - Current
: The Margaret McMillan Webber Bequest of Persian Paintings
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Medium: Paintings | Ink, colors and gold on paper
Size: 13 x 8 1/8 in. (33.02 x 20.64 cm) (sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Middle East, Persia (Iran)
Culture: Asia, Middle East, Persia (Iran)
Style: 10th century, Abbasid dynasty
Physical Description: horizontal page with 4 lines of Persian Kufic writing in black for the consonants and diacritical marks, red for the vowels, green and blue for reading marks (green for wasla, blue for hamza, tashid, sukun); text starts (on the side which has the New York
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Mrs. Margaret McMillan Webber in memory of her mother, Katherine Kittredge McMillan
Accession Number: 51.37.7
Added to Site: February 28, 2009