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Qur'an


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Description Walters manuscript W.570 is a large-size illuminated copy of the Qur'an made probably in Turkey in the 11th century AH/AD 17th century. This polychrome manuscript is penned in a number of scripts, including Muhaqqaq, Thuluth, Naskh and Tawqi'.
Exhibitions
  • The Cross and the Crescent: Books from the Ottoman Age. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003.
  • Speaking the Word of God: Illuminated Korans from the Walters Art Museum. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2007.
  • Poetry and Prayer: Islamic Manuscripts from the Walters Art Museum. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2010.
Provenance Sultan Ahmad (reigned 1703-1730) [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Mosque of Murad Pasha, Istanbul, 1719, by gift [donated by the Ottoman ruler Sultan Ahmad to the Mosque]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
11th century AH/AD 17th century
Medium
ink and pigments on laid, non-European with flyleaves of Italian, pink-tinted paper covered with leather
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.570
Measurements
Folio H: 20 1/16 x W: 14 9/16 in. (51 x 37 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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