Section of a Qur'an

Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper | 50.8cm | 13th century

Unknown Artist

This manuscript is from the second volume of a luxurious Qur’an in which all 274 folios are elaborately illuminated. The text is written in a variation of thuluth script, with gold ink outlined in black and complemented by gold, red, and blue diacrit...
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