Keywords: Ottoman period (1307 - 1922)

124 objects
S1986.31

Book of poetry

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Manuscript; Book of poetry; Ottoman Turkish in black and red nasta’liq script; 34 folios with a double-page frontispiece (fols. 1verso, 2recto); illuminated headings; dated colophon (folio 34recto); standard page: 2 columns, 22 lines of text. Binding: The manuscript is bound in leather over paper pasteboards with leather filigree designs on the exterior covers.

S1986.23

Book cover

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S1986.20

Bookbinding

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S1986.19a-b

Book cover

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S1986.17

Book cover

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S1986.16

Book cover

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S1986.77.2

Frontispiece from a Qur’an, recto: left-hand half of a double-page frontispiece, sura 1:5-7; verso: sura 2:1-9 and part of 10

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Detached bifolio from a Qur’an; recto: left-hand half of a double-page frontispiece, detached from the facing folio (S1986.77.1), Sura al-Fatiha (the Opener), sura 1:5-7, recto begins with “iyaka”; verso: Sura al-Baqara (the Cow), sura 2:1-9 and part of 10, verso begins with “bismillah”; Arabic in white muhaqqaq script; vocalized in white; one of a group …

S1986.77.1

Frontispiece from a Qur’an, recto: blank, verso: text: right-hand half of a double-page frontispiece, sura 1:1-5

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Detached bifolio from a Qur’an; recto: blank; verso: right-hand half of a double-page frontispiece, detached from the facing folio (S1986.77.2), Sura al-Fatiha (the Opener), sura1:1-5, verso begins with “bismillah”; Arabic in white muhaqqaq script; vocalized in white; one of a group of twenty folios. Border: Text is set in an illuminated border.