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Kashmiri copy of the Qur’ān, illuminated opening
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Item Data
Date
second half of 18th century or first half of 19th century CE
Item Source
Isl. Ms. 1009 (catalogue record)
Entire digitized manuscript
Description
Illuminated opening of a copy of the Qur’ān with marginal commentary providing translation in Persian. In manner of calligraphy, illumination, layout, etc, it is characteristic of the Qur’anic manuscripts produced in Kashmir, particularly during the latter part of the 18th and opening half of the 19th century.
Format
Manuscript codex on Persianate paper, 223 leaves, 233 x 143 mm.
Language
Arabic and Persian
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