[al-Qurʼān]. = [القرآن].
- Standardized Title:
- Qurʼan. Selections.
- [after 1950?]
5 leaves : paper, illuminations ; 145 x 5 cm.
- Scrolls (information artifacts)
Manuscripts, Arabic -- 20th century.
- Selections from the Qurʼān on a narrow, paper scroll. Lithographed rather than written, though decoration is by hand. The following verses are included: al-Fātiḥah, al-Baqarah (1-34), Āl-ʻImrān (1-31), Ṭā Ḥā (1-47), Yā Sīn (1-24), al-Mulk (1-21), al-Ikhlāṣ, al-Falaq, al-Nās.
- Ms. roll.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Layout: 3 lines per centimeter for text areas.
Script: Informal naskh in black ink, pointed, unvocalized.
Decoration: Simple illuminated rectangular panels composed of red, green, and blue triangles together.
Binding: Cover made of a thin piece of brown leather attached to the top leaf, with no way to attach the ends.
Origin: Item is not dated, but likely make in the second half of the 20th century.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Benjamin Franklin Library Fund.
- Penn Provenance:
- Sold on eBay in 2014.
- Cited as:
- UPenn Ms. Roll 1965.
- Benjamin Franklin Library Fund.
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