Manuscript Of A Safavid Qur'an


This manuscript is similar to Qur’ans produced in workshops of Shiraz in the sixteenth century, although it was probably not done in that city. Such Qur’ans stand out for their rich illuminations, of which the best compositions are reserved for the first and last pages of the volume. Thus, this manuscript does not open directly with the Qur’anic text, but with two pages each decorated with an inscribed rosette.

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