[Illuminated selections from the Qurʾān].

Uniform title
Manuscript, Book
6 leaves : paper ; 195 x 122 (178 x 81) mm bound to 203 x 133 mm.


  • Ms. leaves.
  • Physical description: 8 lines per page; written in naskhi script in black on beige Arabic laid paper. Catchwords and rubrication; fully vocalized. Each leaf contains an intricately illuminated ʻunwan in a gilt and multi-colored floral design. Text background is brown and framed in red, gold, and blue; verses terminate in gilt discs. Text is on verso of palimpsested Persian manuscript with unidentified text.
Binding note
Modern half leather in red with green cloth and gold tooling. Red marbled endpapers and blank flyleaves. Guard sheets between leaves.
Language note
In Arabic.
  • 1. fol. 1b: [Sūrat al-Qaṣaṣ, āyahs 51-55].
  • 2. fol. 2b: [Sūrat al-Nūr, āyahs 49-52].
  • 3. fol. 3b: [Sūrat al-Anbiyāʾ, āyahs 56-63].
  • 4. fol. 4b: [Sūrat al-Anʻām, āyahs 35-37].
  • 5. fol. 5b: [Sūrat al-Shuʻarāʾ, āyahs 110-116].
  • 6. fol. 6b: [Sūrat al-Dhāriyāt, āyas 31-39].
Source acquisition
1998/11/5 (1999-29).
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