Qurʾan

Record ID: 
77124
Accession number: 
MS G.69
Title: 
Qurʾan
Created: 
Kashmir, India, ca. 1800.
Binding: 
19th-century gilt-tooled red morocco, gilt and gauffered edges.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
517 leaves (1 column, 13 lines), bound : paper, ill. ; 185 x 103 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased in India in 1933 by Henry S. Glazier and given to his brother William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York, in the same year; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in Kashmir, India, ca. 1800.
Decoration: 8 double pages of richly illuminated borders, 1 half-page decorative panel, headings in white on illuminated panels; numerous devices in margins.

Script: 
naskh
Language: 
Arabic
Century: 
Classification: