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A large Qur’an folio

possibly Mosul, Iraq

13th century


Including Qur’an xxx(sura al rum) parts, Quran XLI ( sura fussilat) parts to Quran XLIII (sura –al-zukhruf) parts, Arabic manuscript on paper, each folio with 14 ll. Of black muhaqqaq script, with gold black and blue roundel verse markers,surah headings in larger blue thuluth script , with fine marginal medallions in gold kufic script on red ground with in illuminated roundels emitting palmettes into the margin, with catch words, old repairs, otherwise in good condition.
Folio – 50.5cm x 32 cm