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Double Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript Medium: Vellum Dates: 12th century

Double Folio from a Qur'an Manuscript Medium: Vellum Dates: 12th century

Folio from a Maghribi Qur˒an Leaf from a Qur˒an, in Arabic. Morocco, twelfth–fourteenth centuries.

Folio from a Maghribi Qur˒an Leaf from a Qur˒an, in Arabic. Morocco, twelfth–fourteenth centuries.

A PINK QUR'AN BIFOLIUM ANDALUSIA, 13TH CENTURY Qur'an XX, sura taha, v.134 (parts) to Qur'an XXI sura al-anbiya', v. 3, Arabic manuscript on pink paper, each folio with 5ll. of bold sepia maghribi, gold diacritics outlined with black, shadda and sukun in blue, hamza marked with a yellow dot, gold illuminated roundel verse markers with scrolling vine border, with one large gold and polychrome illuminated roundel with pearl border, sura heading with gold kufic set inside gilt strapwork…

A PINK QUR'AN BIFOLIUM ANDALUSIA, 13TH CENTURY Qur'an XX, sura taha, v.134 (parts) to Qur'an XXI sura al-anbiya', v. 3, Arabic manuscript on pink paper, each folio with 5ll. of bold sepia maghribi, gold diacritics outlined with black, shadda and sukun in blue, hamza marked with a yellow dot, gold illuminated roundel verse markers with scrolling vine border, with one large gold and polychrome illuminated roundel with pearl border, sura heading with gold kufic set inside gilt strapwork…

Double page from a Qur’an in kufic script Syria, late 9th century AD - ink and colour on parchment - EA1996.54 - http://www.jameelcentre.ashmolean.org/object/EA1996.54 © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

Double page from a Qur’an in kufic script Syria, late 9th century AD - ink and colour on parchment - EA1996.54 - http://www.jameelcentre.ashmolean.org/object/EA1996.54 © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford

QUR'AN SECTION, ILLUMINATED ARABIC MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM, NORTH AFRICA OR SOUTHERN SPAIN, 13TH CENTURY

QUR'AN SECTION, ILLUMINATED ARABIC MANUSCRIPT ON VELLUM, NORTH AFRICA OR SOUTHERN SPAIN, 13TH CENTURY

A Qur'an bifolium in Maghribi script, North Africa or Andalusia, late 12th-13th century AD

A Qur'an bifolium in Maghribi script, North Africa or Andalusia, late 12th-13th century AD

AN ILLUMINATED OTTOMAN QUR'AN, COPIED BY MEHMED SEPETCIZADE, TURKEY, LATE 17TH CENTURY

AN ILLUMINATED OTTOMAN QUR'AN, COPIED BY MEHMED SEPETCIZADE, TURKEY, LATE 17TH CENTURY

Washing Before Prayer - Washing Before Prayer Qur˒an leaf, in Arabic and Persian Sultanate India Possibly 14th century - This page includes verse 6 of sura 5 (al-Mā˒ida, or "The Table"), urging the washing of faces, hands, and arms up to the elbow before praying.| The Morgan Library & Museum

Washing Before Prayer

Washing Before Prayer - Washing Before Prayer Qur˒an leaf, in Arabic and Persian Sultanate India Possibly 14th century - This page includes verse 6 of sura 5 (al-Mā˒ida, or "The Table"), urging the washing of faces, hands, and arms up to the elbow before praying.| The Morgan Library & Museum

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