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MS Or 184 Devotional book
Other related names
- Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944, former owner
Call numberMS Or 184
(New York, NY. 10027, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library)
Devotional book chiefly containing selections from the Qurʼān including sūrat Yā Sīn, al-Fatḥ, al-Mulk, al-Nabāʼ, and al-Takāthur through al-Nās inclusive, these are followed by several individual verses and prayers; the text concludes with al-Fātiḥah and another prayer.
- Manuscript codex.
- Title supplied by cataloger.
ExtentI, 40 leaves : 165 x 115 (120 x 75 ) mm, bound to 165 x 120 mm
BindingRed leather with gilt-stamped central mandorla and two pendants on the vertical axis; gold-tooled frame. Only back board remains.
Headpiece in gold (now greenish), blue and pink; gold roundels mark verse endings; textblock border-ruled in wide gold; readings in red.
- Presumed to be a gift of David Eugene Smith, 1931-1934.
- Islam--Prayers and devotions--Early works to 1800
- Manuscripts, Arabic--New York (State)--New York
- Codices (bound manuscripts)
- Manuscripts (documents)
- Illuminations (painting)
- Onlays (decorative components)
- Early works
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Table of contents
- fol. 1v — [Devotional book].
Inside front cover
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Section: [Devotional book].
Decoration: Illuminated headpiece