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Qur'an in a leather satchel

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Provenance

By 1913, with Dr. Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1915, gift by Ross to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 7, 1915).

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Islamic, Nigerian, late 19th century

Object Place

Nigeria

Accession Number

15.132a-b

Medium or Technique

Ink and gold on paper, leather

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts