Keywords: Turkey

252 objects
S2002.4

Album of calligraphic practice sheets

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Album of calligraphic practice sheets, comprising seven folios of calligraphic exercises; text: Persian in black proportioned script (khatt al-mansub); inscriptions contain the name al-Sayyid Ahmad, known as Kwaja-zada and the date A.H.1159.

S1998.20

Detached folio from a Qur’an, sura 25:59-77; sura 26:1-48

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Detached folio from a dispersed copy of the Qur’an; right-hand half recto: Sura al-Furqan ( the Criterion) 25: part of verse 59 and verses 60-70; right-hand half verso: sura 25:71-77, illuminated heading of Sura al-Shu’ara (the Poets) 26:1-7; left-hand half recto: sura 26: 7-27; left-hand half verso: sura 26:27-48; Arabic in black naskh script with …

S1986.482

Book of prayers

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Manuscript; Book of prayers; Arabic in black naskh script, colophon in tawqi’ script; illuminated headings in white; 197 folios with 6 double-page illumination (fols.173-178 recto and 172-177 verso),1 sarlawh (folio 1 verso), 1 unwan (folio 10 verso); colophon (folio 195 recto); standard page: 1 column, 7 lines. Binding: The manuscript is bound in leather over …

S1986.218

Folio from an unidentified text; recto: An angel seated in a tree

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Detached folio from a dispersed manuscript; text: Persian in black nasta’liq script; recto: unrelated text, two columns, fourteen lines; verso: An angel perched in a tree; one of a group of four folios. Border: The text is set in a green inner frame with gold floral and leaf scroll and a narrow gold and blue …

S1986.369

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 75:38-40; sura 76:1-27

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Detached folio from a Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Qiyama (the Resurrection), sura 75: part of 38-40, Sura al-Insan (the Man), sura 76: 1-10 and part of 11, recto begins with “fakhalaqa”, one column, 14 lines of text; verso: 76:11-26 and part of 27, verso begins with “al-yawm”, one column, 15 lines of text; Arabic in black, …

S1986.368

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 83:1-36; sura 84:1-15

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Detached folio from a Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Mutaffifin (the Defrauding), sura 83: 1-28 and part of 29, recto begins with “Bismillah”, one column, 15 lines of text; verso: sura 83:29-36, Sura al-Inshiqaq (the Sundering), sura 84:1-14 and part of 15, verso begins with “ajramua”, one column, 14 lines of text; Arabic in black, blue, white …