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Pages from a Qur’an in Kufic Script

9th–10th century

Ink and color on deerskin

5 3/4 × 4 1/4 in. (14.6 × 10.8 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1952.52.10
Geography: 
Iran
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Abbasid dynasty (750–1258)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Manuscripts
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York, to 1952; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Kishwar Rizvi, “Islamic Art at the Yale University Art Gallery,” Arts of Asia (March–April 2018): 97, fig. 2.

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