Manuscript/Mixed Material [Qurʼān] [قرآن]

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Title
[Qurʼān]
Other Title
[قرآن]
Contributor Names
Ṣāfī, Aḥmad Rashīd, scribe.
Balawī, Ibrāhīm Adʹham Gharbaldah, illuminator.
McVicker, Charles C., former owner.
Created / Published
[18--?]
Subject Headings
-  Manuscripts, Arabic--Washington (D.C.)
Notes
-  Also available in digital form.
-  Ms.
-  In Arabic.
-  Title supplied by cataloger.
-  Gift of Charles C. McVicker.
-  Paper: smooth yellowed cream with no visible watermarks; the first two pages and colophon are elaborately illuminated in green, blue and red on gold background; borders are gold, blue and red; titles of individual sūrahs in gold; verses separed by gold circles with catchwords on versos.
-  Library of Congress. The Holy Koran in the Library of Congress, 12.
-  Naskhi script, with vowel markings; 15 lines in written area 10.5 x 5.5 cm.
-  Illuminations on fol. 1b, 2a and colophon.
-  Binding is contemporary leather, with separate leather carrying case.
-  Copied by Aḥmad Rashīd al-Balawī; illuminated by Ibrāhīm Adʹham Gharbaldah[?] al-Balawī--Colophon.
Medium
304 leaves (15 lines), bound : paper ; 18.5 x 11.5 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
BP100 1800z
Digital Id
https://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.amed/plmp.m131
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.amed/amed0001.2009koran003090
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.wdl/wdl.3090
Library of Congress Control Number
2010471600
Online Format
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Description
Also available in digital form. Ms. In Arabic. Title supplied by cataloger. Gift of Charles C. McVicker. Paper: smooth yellowed cream with no visible watermarks; the first two pages and colophon are elaborately illuminated in green, blue and red on gold background; borders are gold, blue and red; titles of individual sūrahs in gold; verses separed by gold circles with catchwords on versos. Library of Congress. The Holy Koran in the Library of Congress, 12. Naskhi script, with vowel markings; 15 lines in written area 10.5 x 5.5 cm. Illuminations on fol. 1b, 2a and colophon. Binding is contemporary leather, with separate leather carrying case. Copied by Aḥmad Rashīd al-Balawī; illuminated by Ibrāhīm Adʹham Gharbaldah[?] al-Balawī--Colophon.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/2010471600
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The contents of the Library of Congress Persian Language Manuscript Project are in the public domain or have no known copyright restrictions and are free to use and reuse.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, African and Middle East Division, Near East Section Persian Manuscript Collection

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Chicago citation style:

Ṣāfī, Aḥmad Rashīd, Scribe, Ibrāhīm AdʹHam Gharbaldah Balawī, and Charles C McVicker. Qurʼān. [18--?] Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2010471600/.

APA citation style:

Ṣāfī, A. R., Balawī, I. A. G. & McVicker, C. C. Qurʼān. [18--?] [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/2010471600/.

MLA citation style:

Ṣāfī, Aḥmad Rashīd, Scribe, Ibrāhīm AdʹHam Gharbaldah Balawī, and Charles C McVicker. Qurʼān. [18--?] Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2010471600/>.