Friday, December 3, 2010

Illuminated Manuscript Koran, Text page with illuminated heading for chapter 79, Walters Art Museum Ms. W.562, fol.5b

A leaf from an elegantly calligraphed and illuminated large codex containing a part of the Qur'an with the suras 78 through 114 and executed probably in Iran in the 9th AH / 15th CE century.

See this manuscript page by page at the Walters Art Museum website:
art.thewalters.org/viewwoa.aspx?id=40834

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