Artist possibly Islamic, Moroccan
Artist possibly Islamic, Spanish
Title
  • Qur'an Folio
Date 1200's
Medium Ink, colors and gold on parchment
Dimensions Page: 10 3/4 × 10 3/8 inches (27.3 × 26.4 cm)
Framed: 22 5/8 × 16 3/4 × 1 1/2 inches (57.5 × 42.5 × 3.8 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from the Antiquaries
Accession Number 1993.70.A
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed [A portion of sura 'al-Dhuha' (The Glorious Morning Light), Chapter 93, verses 10, 11]: [translated: ...nor repulse the petitioner; but the bounty of thy Lord rehearse and proclaim.]
Inscribed [sura 'al-Inshirah' (The Expansion), Chapter 94, verses 1-3.]: [Translated: In the name of God the merciful, the compassionate. Have we not expanded thee thy breast? And lift from thee thy burden, that weighed down thy back?]
(Spink and Sons Ltd., London, England);
1993-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)