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Book opened to a highly illuminated frontispiece double page spread. Text boxes on each page are in the centre surrounded by highlight decorated boarders. Boarders of blue, gold, burgundy, and white floral pattern.
AKM321, Qur’an Manuscript, fol.3r-2v

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Book opened to a highly illuminated double page spread. Text boxes feature an illuminated heading, burgundy boarder surrounding red text on gold and a blue floral background. The lower section of the text boxes features gold and blue checkered boxes with text inside each.
AKM321, Qur’an Manuscript, fol.2r-1v

© The Aga Khan Museum

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Qur’an Manuscript
  • Accession Number:AKM321
  • Creator:calligraphy by ibn Muhammad Baqir al- Musaqi al-Lahiji
    illuminated by al-Mudhahhib ibn al-Latib Abu’l Qasim al-Muwsuwi
  • Place:Iran
  • Dimensions:25.2 x 15.6 x 4 cm
  • Date:dated A. H. 1220/1805
  • Materials and Technique:ink, opaque watercolour and gold on paper; lacquer binding

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