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MS Or 484 Two illustrations from Qurʼānic stories.

Title

Two illustrations from Qurʼānic stories.

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Call number

MS Or 484
(New York, NY. 10027, Columbia University, Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

Columbia University

Language

Persian

Origin

The items are undated, but probably produced in the late 19th or early 20th century.
Date
1850?-1950?
Place
Iran?

Summary

Two paintings mounted on card. The first illustrates Abraham sacrificing his son and the second is Joseph's brothers throwing him in a well; labels in Persian.

Notes

Extent

2 leaves : 247 x 150 mm

Support

Color illustrations mounted on card

Decoration

Two full-page, polychrome illustrations with blue finials, border and frame rules in gold and black.

Script

  • Written in nastaʻlīq in white ink; pointed.
  • Provenance

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    Section: [Two illustrations from Qurʼānic stories].
    Decoration: Illustration: Abraham sacrificing his son

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    Decoration: Illustration: Joseph being thrown in a well

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