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Page with a central text panel containing fine script in black ink in reserve on cream paper, interlinear illumination of gold and blue with of floral motifs on gold ground.
AKM484, Folio from an album page with Surat al-Fatiha

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Folio from an album page with Surat al-Fatiha
  • Accession Number:AKM484
  • Creator:calligraphed by Muhammad b. Ishaq al-Shihabi (d. 1583)
  • Place:Iran
  • Dimensions:32.2 x 21.4 cm
  • Date:first half of 16th century
  • Materials and Technique:opaque watercolour, gold and ink on paper

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