Asian Art

Double Leaves of a Qur’an in Kufic Script

12th century

Ink on Deerskin

A: 5 5/8 x 4 5/16 in. (14.3 x 10.9 cm) B: 5 5/8 x 4 5/16 in. (14.3 x 10.9 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1951.51.53a-b
Culture: 
Iranian, Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Seljuq dynasty (1016–1153)
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Status: 
By appointment
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