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Arts of the Book: Manuscripts, Folios, Bindings

42 pieces found

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Quran Folio In Bihari ScriptQuran Folio In Bihari Script
Geography: India
Period: Sultanate, 15th century CE
Dynasty: Delhi Sultanate

Folio From The 'Qarmathian Quran'Folio From The 'Qarmathian Quran'
Geography: Iran
Period: Seljuq, 12th century CE
Dynasty: Seljuq

Quran Folio In Maghribi ScriptQuran Folio In Maghribi Script
Geography: al-Andalus
Period: Almohad, early 13th century CE
Dynasty: Almohad

Manuscript Of An Ottoman Quran    
Manuscript Of An Ottoman Quran
Geography: Turkey
Period: Ottoman, circa 1500 CE
Dynasty: Ottoman

Manuscript Of Gulshan-I Raz Of ShabistariManuscript Of Gulshan-I Raz Of Shabistari
Geography: Iran
Period: Qajar, dated 1310 H/1893 CE
Dynasty: Qajar

Bifolium From The blue QuranBifolium From The blue Quran
Geography: North Africa
Period: 9th-10th century CE

Qur'An Folio In Gold Kufic Script      
Qur'An Folio In Gold Kufic Script
Geography: North Africa
Period: 9th-10th century CE

Quran Folio In Gold Kufic Script   
Quran Folio In Gold Kufic Script
Geography: North Africa
Period: 9th-10th century CE

Quran Folio In Gold Kufic Script     
Quran Folio In Gold Kufic Script
Geography: Near East or Iran
Period: 9th-10th century CE

Quran Folio In Kufic Script   
Quran Folio In Kufic Script
Geography: North Africa or Near East
Period: 10th century CE

Manuscript Of A Safavid Quran    
Manuscript Of A Safavid Quran
Geography: Iran
Period: Safavid, circa 1550-65 CE
Dynasty: Safavid

Manuscript Of A Sulawesi Quran  
Manuscript Of A Sulawesi Quran
Geography: South-east Asia
Period: dated 25 Ramadan 1219 H/28 December 1804 CE

Qur'An ScrollQur'An Scroll
Geography: Iran
Period: Qajar, dated 1236 H/1847 CE
Dynasty: Qajar

Quran On Two PagesQuran On Two Pages
Geography: India or Iran
Period: dated 1283 H/186667 CE

Prayer AmuletPrayer Amulet
Geography: Egypt
Period: Fatimid, 11th century CE
Dynasty: Fatimid

Manuscript Of Mia Layla Wa Layla (one Hundred And One Nights) And The Kitab Al-Jughrafiyya (book Of Geography) Of Al-Zuhri (d .11541161)Manuscript Of Mia Layla Wa Layla (one Hundred And One Nights) And The Kitab Al-Jughrafiyya (book Of Geography) Of Al-Zuhri (d .11541161)
Geography: Al-Andalus
Period: Nasrid, dated 632 H/1235 CE
Dynasty: Nasrid

Manuscript Of Hazrat Alis Mi'A KalimatManuscript Of Hazrat Alis Mi'A Kalimat
Geography: Iran
Period: dated 869 H/1464-65 CE

Manuscript Of Hazrat Ali'S Mi'A KalimatManuscript Of Hazrat Ali'S Mi'A Kalimat
Geography: Iran
Period: Safavid, dated 916 H/1510 CE
Dynasty: Safavid

A Panel Of CalligraphyA Panel Of Calligraphy
Geography: Iran
Period: Safavid, 16th-17th century CE
Dynasty: Safavid

Manuscript Of PrayersManuscript Of Prayers
Geography: Iran
Period: Safavid, dated 1130 H/1717-18 CE
Dynasty: Safavid

Sweet Chestnut Leaf With CalligraphySweet Chestnut Leaf With Calligraphy
Geography: Turkey
Period: Ottoman, 19th century CE
Dynasty: Ottoman

Book Covers 		Book Covers
Geography: Iran
Period: Safavid, late 16th century CE
Dynasty: Safavid

Chao Jin Tu Ji  By Ma FuchuChao Jin Tu Ji By Ma Fuchu
Geography: China
Period: dated 1861
Dynasty: Qing

Manuscript Of A Mughal QuranManuscript Of A Mughal Quran
Geography: India
Period: Mughal, dated 1093 H/ May-June 1682 CE
Dynasty: Mughal

Manuscript Of A Qajar QuranManuscript Of A Qajar Quran
Geography: Iran
Period: Qajar, dated 1233 H/1817-18 CE
Dynasty: Qajar

Folio From A Mamluk QuranFolio From A Mamluk Quran
Geography: Egypt
Period: Mamluk, circa 1450 CE
Dynasty: Mamluk

Letter From Crown Prince Abbas Mirza To Napoleon ILetter From Crown Prince Abbas Mirza To Napoleon I
Geography: Iran
Period: Qajar, dated 1808 CE
Dynasty: Qajar

Folio From A QuranFolio From A Quran
Geography: Central Asia
Period: 12th-13th century CE

Manuscript Of A Mauritanian QuranManuscript Of A Mauritanian Quran
Geography: Northwest Africa, Mauritania
Period: 18th century

Quran Folio In Kufic ScriptQuran Folio In Kufic Script
Geography: North Africa or Near East
Period: 10th century CE

Fragment From Juz 30 Of The QuranFragment From Juz 30 Of The Quran
Geography: Iraq or Iran
Period: Seljuq, 11th century CE
Dynasty: Seljuq

Two Lines From A Folio Of A Monumental Quran ManuscriptTwo Lines From A Folio Of A Monumental Quran Manuscript
Geography: Central Asia
Period: Timurid, circa 1400 CE
Dynasty: Timurid

Quran Folio With Bihari ScriptQuran Folio With Bihari Script
Geography: India
Period: 15th century CE

Manuscript Of A Qajar QuranManuscript Of A Qajar Quran
Geography: Iran
Period: Qajar, dated 1220 H/1805 CE
Dynasty: Qajar

A Calligraphic ExerciseA Calligraphic Exercise
Geography: Turkey
Period: Ottoman, 17th-18th century CE
Dynasty: Ottoman

Calligraphy By Fath Ali ShahCalligraphy By Fath Ali Shah
Geography: Iran
Period: Qajar, circa 1800 CE
Dynasty: Qajar

Group Of Scribal ImplementsGroup Of Scribal Implements
Geography: Turkey
Period: Ottoman, 18th-19th century CE
Dynasty: Ottoman

Manuscript Of The Qanun Fil-Tibb Of Ibn Sina, Vol. 5Manuscript Of The Qanun Fil-Tibb Of Ibn Sina, Vol. 5
Geography: Iran or Mesopotamia (?)
Period: dated 444 H/1052 CE

Gilt-Stamped Brown Morocco Book CoverGilt-Stamped Brown Morocco Book Cover
Geography: Iran
Period: Safavid, 16th century CE
Dynasty: Safavid

Royal Order Of Fath 'Ali ShahRoyal Order Of Fath 'Ali Shah
Geography: Iran
Period: Qajar, dated Muharram 1224 H/March 1809 CE
Dynasty: Qajar

Album Of CalligraphyAlbum Of Calligraphy
Geography: Iran
Period: Qajar, 1800-50 CE
Dynasty: Qajar

Bifolium From A QuranBifolium From A Quran
Geography: Possibly Yemen
Period: circa 1300-50 CE