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QUR 1240, folios 1b–2a
QUR 1240, folios 1b–2a

Single-Volume Qur’an with Depictions of the Two Holy Sanctuaries

QUR 1240

Turkey

dated Shawwal 1211 (April 1797)

QUR 1240, folios 1b–2a
QUR 1240, folio 1b, detail
QUR 1240, folio 2a, detail

Single-Volume Qur’an with Depictions of the Two Holy Sanctuaries

QUR 1240

Turkey

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.