Keywords: Ottoman period (1307 - 1922)

124 objects
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 …

S1986.367

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 71:9-28; sura 72:1-9 and part of 10

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Detached folio from a Qur’an; recto: Sura Nuh (Noah), sura 71: part of 9-26 and part of 27, recto begins with “wa’asrartu”, one column, 15 lines of text; verso: sura 71:27-28, Sura al-Jinn (the Jinn), sura 72:1-9 and part of 10, verso begins with “allafajiraa”, one column, 14 lines of text; Arabic in black, blue, …

S1986.365

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 74:31-56; sura 75:1-38

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Detached folio from a Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Muddaththir (the Cloaked one), sura 74: part of 31,32-56, Sura al-Qiyama (the Resurrection), sura 75:1 and part of 2, recto begins with “yashawu”, one column, 15 lines of text; verso: sura 75:2-38, verso begins with “al-lawama”, one column, 15 lines of text; Arabic in black, blue, white and …

S1986.363

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 73:15-20; sura 74:1-30 and part of 31

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Detached folio from a Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Muzzammil (the Enshrouded one), sura 73:15-20 and the title of Sura al-Muddaththir, recto begins with “ana arsalna”, one column, 14 lines of text; verso: Sura al-Muddaththir (the Cloaked one), sura 74:1-30 and part of 31, verso begins with “ya ayyuha”, one column, 15 lines of text; Arabic in …

S1986.362

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 80: part of 41-42; sura 81:1-29; sura 82:1-19

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Detached folio from a Qur’an; recto: Sura Abasa (He frowned), sura 80: part of 41-42, Sura al-Takwir (the Overthrowing), sura 81: 1-27, recto begins with “qataratan” one column, 14 lines of text ; verso: sura 81:27-29, Sura al-Infitar (the Cleaving), sura 82:1-19 and the title of Sura al-Mutaffifin, verso begins with “lil’alamin”, one column, 14 …

S1986.361

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 69: part of 14-52; sura 70:1-14

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Detached folio from a Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Haqqa (the Reality), sura 69: part of 14-42, recto begins with “wahida”, one column, 15 lines of text; verso: sura 69: part of 42-52, Sura al-Ma’arij (the Ascending stairways), sura 70: 1-14, verso begins with “matadhkarun”, one column, 14 lines of text; Arabic in black, blue, white and …

S1986.80

Folio from a Qur’an, sura 76:27, 28-31; sura 77:1-50

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Detached folio from a Qur’an; recto: Sura al-Insan (the man) 76: part of 27,28-31, Sura al-Mursalat (the Emissaries) 77:1-20 and part of 21, recto begins with “thaqila”; verso: sura 77:21-50, verso begins with “fi-qarari”; Arabic in black, blue and gold naskh, muhaqqaq and thuluth scripts; vocalized in black with red letters for recitation and reading; …