Artist Islamic, Turkish
  • Qur'an Folio
Date between 1450 and 1500
Medium Ink and gold on paper
Dimensions Page: 14 × 10 1/4 inches (35.6 × 26 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Mrs. Charles C. Andrews, Charles F. and Lynn D. Clippert, Mr. and Mrs. Conrad J. Clippert, Mr. and Mrs. George H. Clippert, Carolyn C. Davison, Edith H. Dempsey, Carolyn M. Donald, Charles R. Moon and Jacqueline M. Flayer, Mrs. Gaylord W. Gillis, Jr., Erwin H. Haass, Frederick E. Haass, Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Hicks, Mr. and Mr. William H. Juchartz, Elizabeth F. Lyon, Mr. and Mrs. Lorne S. MacDonald, Mrs. George R. McMullen, Mr. and Mrs. W. James Moore, Helen Kirk Wright, the Ancient Art General Fund, and the Antiquaries, in memory of Hermine Clippert
Accession Number 1994.97.A
Department Islamic Art
Not On View
(Spink and Sons Ltd., London, England);
1994-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Raby, Julian, ed., The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, vol. III, the Nour Foundation in association with Azimuth Editions & Oxford University Press. [in this collection Parts 6 and 13 of the 30-part Qur'an of which the museum's page is one example; p. 80 ff., illustrated and described, dated 15th cent., Ottoman, Part 6 from folio 3b to 16a, script in gold, third line, blue.]

Rogers, J.M. Empire of the Sultans: Ottoman Art from the Collection of Nasser D. Khalili. Exh. cat. London, 1996, pp. 46-47. [30-part Qur'an, Ottoman, ca. 1435, in Muhaqqaq script, gold and blue, p. 46 described, p. 47 ill.; from same Qur'an as the museum's (1994.97).]

Rogers, J.M. Empire of the Sultans: Ottoman Art from the Khalili Collection. Exh. cat. Art Services International. Alexandria, Virginia, The Nour Foundation, London, 2000, pp. 46-47 [a page from Part 6 of this manuscript described as circa 1435; p. 47 (ill.)]