dated Shawwal 1211 (April 1797)
ink, gold and opaque watercolour on paper
305 folios; 15.6 x 11cm (page)
The illuminated opening spread includes two medallions with depictions of the Masjid al-Haram (folio 1b) and the Prophet’s mosque (folio 2a). For another Qur’an in the Collection with a full-page view of Mecca, see QUR 27.