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Subject is exactly "Islamic illumination of books and manuscripts - Quran"
The decoration in this Quran is from the late Ottoman period, featuring bright colors and calligraphy in opaque white ink on gold grounds.
This small-format Quran, decorated with an extremely colorful floral border, features cloud-shaped areas of interlinear gilding. The effect seems to present the sacred text as if it were floating among clouds in the sky.
This small-format Quran is written in fine Arabic script with an interlinear Farsi commentary in red ink.
Richly illuminated with gold, lapis lazuli, arsenic orange, and verdigris green on highly polished paper, this Quran was produced during Persia's Safavid Dynasty
Each of the 388 leaves feature Arabic calligraphy and unique decorative patters made with lapis lazuli, burnished gold leaf, and other bright pigments.