Item 1992-037-1 - MS Leaf on Vellum from a Qur'an, North Africa

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MS Leaf on Vellum from a Qur'an, North Africa

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CA UVICARCH SC017--1992-037-1

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Purchased from Maggs Bros. Ltd. London, April 1992.

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Written In Dark Brown Kufic Script, Vowels In Red Dots. Text: Surah 54, vv. 17-32 [from Maggs Bros. export license] Mounted between two pieces of cardboard, using paper hinges. Clear plastic in cut-out of top piece of cardboard allows viewing. Leaf has several holes plus somewhat ragged edges; some text is affected ca. 22.5x16.5 cm

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