Artist Islamic, Iraqi
Title
  • Qur'an Folio
Date 9th Century
Medium Ink, colors and gold on parchment
Dimensions 7 1/2 x 11 3/8 in. (19.1 x 28.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Robert Hamilton Fund
Accession Number 1984.44.B
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
Inscriptions Translation: (Sura 6), Part of verse 58.../ Not with me is that which you seek to hasten/; the judgment is God's alone. He relates the truth, and He is the Best of deciders\ Verse 59 Say: ^If what you seek to hasten were with me, the matter between you and me would be decided; and God knows very well the evil doers. Verse 60, Part of: With him are the keys of the unseen; none knows them but He. He knows what is in land and sea; not a leaf falls, \but He knows it!.
(Said Motamed, Frankfurt, Germany);
1984-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
DIA BULLETIN, vol 62, no 2, 1985, p 30 fig 22.