Collection ID: 0032 | Metadata type: TEI
MS Or 203 Devotional book.
Other related names
- Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944, former owner
Call numberMS Or 203
(New York, NY. 10027, Columbia University., Rare Book and Manuscript Library)
LanguageArabic and Persian
- between 1700 and 1850?
Contains a selection of 55 chapters from the Qur'ān with other prayers.
- Manuscript codex.
Extent172 leaves : 113 x 67 (73 x 36) mm, bound to 115 x 72 mm
FoliationModern foliation added in pencil, upper left recto; catchwords every verso, lower left.
SupportNon-European laid paper
BindingLacquer cover with red central floral medallion with painted flower in-fill and two matching pendants along the vertical axis on an orange background with an inscribed frame in off white on a red background. Bright orange paper doublure.
Dual-page illuminated first opening with polychrome and gold headpiece, gold floral margin fill and text on cloudbands (f. 1v-r). All other pages are ruled in between each line in gold and black and border-ruled in gold, black, red. Gold roundels mark verse endings. Rubrications in red, including headers and readings.
- Gift of David Eugene Smith, 1931-1934.
- Customs stamp dated 1312/1934 (f. 1r, 171v).
- Islam--Prayers and devotions--Early works to 1800
- Prayer--Islam--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, Arabic
- Lacquered bindings (Binding)
- Painted (decoration)
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Table of contents
- fol. 1v — [Devotional book].
- fol. 1v — Dual page illumination
Inside front cover
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Section: [Devotional book].
Decoration: Dual page illumination