Qurʾan, six leaves
Gift of the Estate of Belle da Costa Greene, 1951.
6 leaves (6 lines) : vellum, ill. ; 135 x 200 mm.
Belle da Costa Greene.
Ms. leaves from a Qurʾan; written and decorated in the 11th century.
Text: sura 35, al-Fāṭir (the Creator), verses 22-27 (fol. 1), 30-43 (fol. 2-6).
One fol. is lacking between fol. 1 and 2.
Decoration: written in brownish ink with diagonal strokes for diacriticals and red and green dots of vocalization; a gold hāʾ marks the end of the fifth verse on fol. 3v; gold circles containing gold cursive inscriptions are found on fol. 2 and 5 v.