A folios from a Qur'an manuscript on parchment. A distinctive dark brown kufic script with diacritical strokes, vocalisation dots in red, green, blue and orange. The verse endings are indicated by triangular configurations of six gold circles.


  • Title: Qur'an Folio
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 301 AH
  • Physical Dimensions: w31 x h19.7 cm
  • Inscription: Sura 23 (al-Mu'minun) verses 49-52 and Sra 64 (al-Taghaabun) verses 11-14.
  • Decoration: Inscribed with religious calligraphy.
  • Type: Illuminated
  • Rights: al Sabah Collection
  • Medium: Parchment, ink, watercolours and gold.

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