Islamic Art

August 31, 1996 – May 1, 1997

Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive and 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Gallery 19 Floor Plan

This exhibition features 15 works on paper from the 9th to 15th centuries. Works include a 9th-century Egyptian Koran, a 13th-century North African Koran, 4 folios of a 15th-century Persian cosmology Wonders of Creation by al-Qazwini, and 2 folios from an early 15th-century quintet by the Persian poet Nizami.