Qur’an. Ottoman Period.

QUR’AN. ARABIC MANUSCRIPT.

Book ID: 34913

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8vo (17.4 x 11.8 cm), Arabic manuscript on smoothed paper, Naskhi style with very small text frames, The colophon calls the date and the clerk, an El-Seyyid Mustafa el Hulûsî, a student of the Mustafa el Muhâlis. With double-sided. 'Unwan in gold and cover colours, three lines of text in gold and colours, and some “jes” signs in colour at the edges. Suras headlines in white in front of gold base with colour frame. Each page with a double text frame in red, black and gold. Coloured and golden dots; The illumination is somewhat rough, Gold colour was used instead of gold. small water marks on edges. light browning. At the end, a petitioner gives various instructions on cor’anci especially about what reading to take at a certain time, and a list of the Islamic months. Ottoman Empire 1247 (d. I. 1831/32).
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