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Title: Calligraphic Composition
Date: 19th century
Location: Ottoman Turkey
Materials: ink, gold and opaque watercolour on paper; mounted on card, within borders of embossed paper ribbon
Dimensions: 30 x 31.2cm
Accession Number: CAL 353
The name ‘Muhammad’ is written in mirrored thulth script, and filled with Qur'anic verses in ghubar.
written in mirrored thulth and ghubar scripts
N.F. Safwat, The Art of the Pen. Calligraphy of the 14th to 20th Centuries, The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art, volume V, London 1996, cat.134, pp.192–3.