An Ottoman talismanic cotton shirt (Jama) covered with text written in a variety of scripts, including Muhaqqaq, Naskh, Ghubar, Thuluth and square Kufic, in assorted colours, arranged in numerous panels, roundels, cartouches, crescent moons, stars and cypress tree forms, the lower section with musenna-form calligraphy reserved in Thuluth script, with interstices and borders comprising interlacing foliate motifs | Turkey, 16th century

An Ottoman talismanic cotton shirt (Jama) covered with text written in a variety of scripts, including Muhaqqaq, Naskh, Ghubar, Thuluth and square Kufic.

Preparation of Medicine from Honey: Leaf from an Arabic translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides, dated 1224 Iraq, Baghdad

Preparation of Medicine from Honey: Leaf from an Arabic translation of the Materia Medica of Dioscorides, dated 1224 Iraq, Baghdad School Colors and gold on paper x in. x cm) Rogers Fund, 1913 - Influences from Arabic medicine

Qur'an Manuscript Object Name: Non-illustrated manuscript Date: 15th–16th century Geography: Turkey Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. Binding: leather; tooled and gilded Dimensions: H. 16 1/2 in. W. 11 11/16 in. Classification: Codices Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1968

Qur'an Manuscript Object Name: Non-illustrated manuscript Date: 15th–16th century Geography: Turkey Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper. Binding: leather; tooled and gilded Dimensions: H. 16 1/2 in. W. 11 11/16 in. Classification: Codices Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1968

Qur˒an Leaf with Interlinear Persian Translation Qur˒an leaf, in Arabic and Persian. Sultanate India, possibly fourteenth century. On paper. In this unusual leaf, verses 162–63 of sura 4 (al-Nisā˒, or "Woman") are written in a thuluth-muḥaqqaq script, while an interlinear Persian translation, in a small, cursive script, is written diagonally beneath the lines. Of special interest are the red Kufic inscriptions in the border, a Shi˓ite hadith (a saying of Muḥammad), which suggests the danger

Qur˒an Leaf with Interlinear Persian Translation Qur˒an leaf, in Arabic and Persian Sultanate India Possibly century On paper 287 x 185 mm Bequest of Belle da Costa Greene, 1950 MS M.

The flowing movement of the script used here, with its sweeping curves and slightly rounded letters, is characteristic of the maghribi script. North Africa. 13th century. 16.5 x 15.5 cm. Maghribi script. Courtesy of the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution.

The flowing movement of the script used here, with its sweeping curves and slightly rounded letters, is characteristic of the maghribi script. Courtesy of the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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Illuminated Manuscript Koran, Illuminated incipit page with headpiece inscribed with the chapter heading for Sūrat Maryam, Walters Art Museum Ms.

Leaf from a Qur'an manuscript, late 9th–10th century

Leaf from a Qur'an manuscript, late century. Possibly Syria Ink, gold, and colors on vellum. Metropolitan Museum of Art

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