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Bound section of a Qur'an

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Inscription

Colophon on final page says it was made in the month of Safar in 739 or August/September of 1338. Also says made in Maraghah.

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, Ilkhanid period, 1338

Object Place

Maraghah, Iran

Dimensions

Overall: 31.1 x 23.6 x 1.5 cm (12 1/4 x 9 5/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.58

Medium or Technique

Paper; manuscript: 22 leaves, ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts