Islamic Prayer Book Indian c 1775 (9)

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A leaf from a prayer book, circa 1775, North India, on paper, Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Muhammad as-Jazari al-Shafi al-Dimashqi Al-Husn al-Hasin, prayers [192 mm. X 122 mm.]. Arabic and Persian manuscript on paper, seven lines to the page written in nadkhi script in black ink with significant words picked out in red, double interlinear gold rules, interlinear Persian translation in red ink, inner margins ruled in blue and two shades of gold, twenty-two lines written diagonally in outer margins of each page in nadta'liq script in black ink, significant words and sentences picked out in red, illuminated corner pieces, outer margins ruled in blue, orange and two shades of gold. Verso: seven lines to the page written in nadkhi script in black ink with significant words picked out in red, double interlinear gold rules, interlinear Persian translation in red ink, inner margins ruled in blue and two shades of gold, twenty-two lines written diagonally in outer margins of each page in nadta'liq script in black ink, significant words and sentences picked out in red, illuminated corner pieces, outer margins ruled in blue, orange and two shades of gold. Reference: The Nasser D. Khalili Collection of Islamic Art "The Decorated Word" Qur’ans of the 17th to 19th Centuries Part 1.

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