QUR'AN: THULUTH WITH THREE OTHER SCRIPTS

MS 4469
MS Short Title QUR'AN: THULUTH WITH THREE OTHER SCRIPTS
Text QUR'AN, SURA 38:79 - 88; 39:1 - 10
Description MS in Arabic on paper, Yemen, ca. 1300-1350, 1 f., 39x32 cm, single column, (34x23 cm), 10 lines in Naskhi script, in black, 1 line in gold thuluth script outlined in black, 2 lines in muhaqqaq script in black outlined with gold, 1 line in white Kufic script set within a gold panel with squares of gold interlace, gold rosettes between each verse, gold pear-shaped device with floral motif, outlined in blue at every 5th verse.
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Context 1 f. in The Nasser D. Khalili Collection, vol. II, no. 40.
Provenance 1. Sam Fogg Rare Books Ltd., cat. 22(2000):9.
Commentary Four different types of script on the same leaf are most unusual.
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Place of origin Yemen
Dates 1300 - 1350 AD

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