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Leaf of a Qur'an

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Inscription

Recto - Sura 2 [Al-Baqara, "The Cow"], vv.126-130 Verso - Sura 2 [Al-Baqara, "The Cow"], vv. 130-133

Provenance

1950, lent to the MFA by Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes, Boston; 1964, bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1964)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

North Africa or Near Eastern, 750–800

Object Place

North Africa or Near East

Accession Number

64.2071

Medium or Technique

Ink, gold and colors on vellum

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts