[Qurʾan].

Record ID: 
182913
Accession number: 
MS W.55
Title: 
[Qurʾan].
Created: 
[18--]
Binding: 
19th-century Kashmir floral lacquer binding with elaborate flower designs in red, blue, yellow, orange, green and white, outlined in gold, framed by a floral border; leather spine; lacquered doublures painted with gold motifs and gold border.
Credit: 
Bequest of Julia Parker Wightman, 1994.
Description: 
354 leaves (1 column, 13 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 193 x 135 mm.
Provenance: 
Patrick King, Stony-Stratford, Bucks (Catalogue 12, no. 43, binding illustrated); purchased by Julia Parker Wightman from King in 1982; JPW 10045; Julia Parker Wightman.
Notes: 

Ms. Koran written and decorated in Kashmir, India in the 19th century.
Decoration: 2 decorated title pages (fols 1v-2), the text framed with wide yellow bands and outlined with red and black ink with ornamental flourishes. Most text pages framed with double line red rulings. Titles in red, verses separated by red dots.

Script: 
naskh
Language: 
In Arabic;
Century: 
Classification: