Qur'an Leaf in Kufic Script
Arts of the Islamic World
Ink, pigment, and gold leaf on vellum or parchment
12 5/8 x 15 1/2 in. (32.1 x 39.4 cm) (show scale)
A or recto side (reading from right to left): Qur'an 21:19-25 (Surat al-Anbiya' or 'The Prophets', verses 19-25.
B or verso side (reading from right to left): Qur'an 21:25-31 (Surat al-Anbiya' or 'The Prophets', verses 25-31.
Gift of Joan Palisi in memory of her husband, Dr. Joseph J. Palisi of Brooklyn, New York
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Qur'an Leaf in Kufic Script, 8th-9th century. Ink, pigment, and gold leaf on vellum or parchment, 12 5/8 x 15 1/2 in. (32.1 x 39.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Joan Palisi in memory of her husband, Dr. Joseph J. Palisi of Brooklyn, New York, 1995.186 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.186_PS2.jpg)
overall, 1995.186_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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