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A Two-volume Qur’an

QUR 237 | India | 15th century

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Title: A Two-volume Qur’an

Date: 15th century

Location: India

Materials: ink, gold and opaque watercolour on paper; modern binding

Dimensions: 306 & 311 folios; 32.2 x 23cm

Accession Number: QUR 237


main text copied in bihari script, Persian translation in naskh; 13 lines to the page


D. James, After Timur. Qur’ans of the 15th and 16th Centuries, The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, volume III, London 1992, cat.28, pp.104, 106–7.
J.M. Rogers, The Arts of Islam. Masterpieces from the Khalili Collection, London 2010, cat.177, p.152.

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