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qur 0119 fol 1b-2a
qur 0119 fol 1b-2a

Single-volume Qur’an

QUR 119

Provincial Ottoman, possibly the Hijaz

17th – 18th century

qur 0119 fol 1b-2a
qur 0119 fol 71b-72a

Single-volume Qur’an

QUR 119

Provincial Ottoman, possibly the Hijaz

17th – 18th century

illuminated opening spread in provincial Ottoman style; text copied in black and gold; surah headings in silver on gold ground; gold-illuminated panels in text throughout; edges of text block sprinled with red

292 folios; 26.7 x 16.5 cm

European dark maroon leather binding and flap with gold tooled decoration; marbled paper doublures; most probably by the firm of Sangorski and Sutcliffe, London, circa 1900; front and back covers stamped with the silvered tughra of sultan ‘Abdülhamid II