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Asian Art

Two Covers from a Qur’an

late 18th–early 19th century

Color and gold on leather

6 3/16 × 3 11/16 in. (15.7 × 9.4 cm)
6 3/16 × 3 11/16 in. (15.7 × 9.4 cm)
Framed: 19 15/16 × 14 15/16 × 1 9/16 in. (50.64 × 37.94 × 3.97 cm)
framed: 10 5/16 × 10 7/8 in. (26.2 × 27.6 cm)
The Vera M. and John D. MacDonald, B.A. 1927, Collection, Gift of Mrs. John D. MacDonald
2001.138.78.1-.2
Geography: 
Iran
Culture: 
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Period: 
Qajar dynasty (1789–1925)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Manuscripts
Provenance: 

Vera M. MacDonald and John D. MacDonald, Boston, Mass., by 2001; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2001

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