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Title: Bifolio from a Qur’an
Location: North Africa
Materials: ink, gold and opaque watercolour on vellum
Dimensions: 27.2 x 26.5cm
Accession Number: QUR 521
Text: surah al-Muddaththir (LXXIV), verse 55, to surah al-Qiyamah (LXXV), verse 19.
The title and verse count for surah al-Qiyamah are written in gold in western Kufic.
copied in maghribi script; 7 lines to the page
D. James, The Master Scribes. Qur’ans of the 10th to 14th Centuries AD, The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, volume II, London 1992, cat.55, pp.218–19.
J.M. Rogers, The Arts of Islam. Masterpieces from the Khalili Collection, London 2010, cat.66, pp.76–7.