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Italian;Venetian
Manuscript Leaf
1453
Anonymous Gift in memory of Mrs. John Alexander
1993/2.11

Turkish
Mohammedan Law, manuscript page
1794
Museum Purchase
1959/1.153

Turkish
Mohammedan Law, manuscript page
1767 – 1799
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton B. Freudenheim in memory of Otto F. Ege
1987/1.195.9

Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Palm Leaf from an Unidentified Manuscript with Devanagiri (?) script
17th century
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
1997/2.41

Qur'an manuscript leaf, illuminated section heading in thuluth script
12th century
Gift of the Estate of Helen B. Hall
1996/2.54

Moroccan (Moroccan)
Qur’an manuscript page
1767 – 1799
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton B. Freudenheim in memory of Otto F. Ege
1987/1.195.11
The horizontal folio from a Kalpasutra manuscript consists of seven lines of text to the left and center broken by a squarish gold symbol framed in a red line and cusped blue lines. Gold diamond shapes framed in red are at the sides, with a vertical red line between the one on the left and the text. Between the text and the right diamond shape there is a painting consisting of three registers of figures against a red ground. The top row depicts three laymen wearing crowns, the middle two monks and a nun and the bottom row three nuns.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Kalpasutra manuscript page: Monks and Devotees
1400 – 1450
Museum purchase, Acquisition Fund
1970/2.116

Iranian (Iranian)
Decorative calligraphy, manuscript page
Gift of Mr. Anand Krishna
1967/2.2

Marcel Broodthaers
La Faute d'Orthograph (Mea Culpa)
1964
Gift of Sara Andren
1998/1.139

Iraqi
Qur'an manuscript leaf in early or Abbasid Kufic script, ch. 38, verses 21-23
767 – 799
Gift of Rudolph M. Riefstahl
1972/2.354

Qur'an manuscript leaf in thuluth and naskh script, chapter 4, verses 480–90
1100 – 1299
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton B. Freudenheim in memory of Otto F. Ege
1987/1.195.1
Leaf from a Kalpasutra manuscript with calligraphic text. Font size varies, and in the center of the leaf text wraps around a blank box of parchment with a red dot in the center. To the left of this main text block is a colorful illustration of an enthroned figure in a dotted robe flanked by devotees. Surrounding him are various auspicious symbols.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Kalpasutra manuscript, leaf: A Jaina monk (fol. no. 2r)
15th century
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial Collection
1980/2.247
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