Item Info

Item No: mco0010021
Title: Koran
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

This item appeared in the exhibition "Sacred Stories: The World's Religious Traditions" in the Rare Book Department, August 2015-January 2016.

This is the label from that exhibition:

This large and lavish Qur’an is in Naksh script, and was illuminated in part by Ma’sum ‘Ali Shahzad, who spent six months decorating this opening alone. The damaged portions at the bottom of the page are Persian decorations that have been rubbed off.

Call Number: Lewis O 1

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