Richly illuminated with gold, lapis lazuli, arsenic orange, and verdigris green on highly polished paper, this Quran was produced during Persia's Safavid Dynasty. Bound in brown goat with embossed flap, covers with central panel with gilt medallions over red and black leather, rebacked. Highly polished Islamic paper; modern endpapers with three-crescent watermark, sized and polished.
BRMS 29. Quran. Persia, 17th century. Illuminated manuscript in Arabic on paper.
Illuminated Quran manuscript on paper
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