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Bound section of a Qur'an

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Inscription

Colophon on final page says it was done in the month of Ramadan in 739 (March/April 1339) in Maraghah. A label affixed to the front of the binding says something about al-Qatari, perhaps an earlier owner.

Provenance

Miss Elizabeth (Riefstahl) Titzel (b. 1889 - d. 1986), New York; 1929, sold by Miss Elizabeth (Riefstahl) Titzel to the MFA for $5000.00 (total price for 29.56-136). (Accession Date: January 3, 1929)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Persian, Mongol period, 1339

Object Place

Maraghah, Iran

Dimensions

H. .313 (12 1/4") W. .227 (9 7/8")

Accession Number

29.57

Medium or Technique

Paper; manuscript

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts