Islamic bindings--Specimens--Turkey--18th cent
Gauffered edges--Specimens--Turkey--18th cent
Qurʼan--ManuscriptsIslam--TextsManuscripts, TurkishManuscripts, Arabic
Arabic script; 1 column of 15 lines (11.5 x 6 cm.).
Written by a single hand in fine Arabic calligraphy in black ink on ivory-coloured, glazed paper. Illuminated with Turkish rococco ornamentation in gold, red, green, rose & blue; heavily illuminated and decorated colophon.
Transcribed by Ali al-Turabi, a pupil of Muhammad (Mehmed) al-Shukri. Cf. colophon.
Place of transcription from colophon.
Text on each page enclosed in gold-leaf frames.
Contemporary marbled endpapers.
Contemporary Islamic binding of black goatskin over board stamped in silver and gold.
With gilt gauffered edges.
Title from contents.
Formerly catalogued as Fisher MSS 03029.
Acquired from Dirk Heinze, 19 Feb. 2007.
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