Description This folio from Walters manuscript W.562 is the right side of a double-page illuminated incipit for chapter 78 (Surat al-naba'). The inscription in the illuminated panels begins with the title of chapter 78 (Surat al-naba'), followed by verses 77-81 of chapter 56 (Surat al-waqi'ah), which continues in the panels on the facing page. The panel inscription is written in the New Abbasid (Broken Cursive) style in gold on a blue ground with green arabesques.
- Speaking the Word of God: Illuminated Korans from the Walters Art Museum. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2007.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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