Islamic Calligraphy, Arabic Calligraphy, Islamic Art, Islamic Designs, Allah, Typography, Arabic Handwriting, Letterpresses, Arabic Calligraphy Art

I like the blue and gold.  I have many Persian art because of the Persian Blue color and detailed design

I have many Persian art because of the Persian Blue color and detailed design

Calculation of solar and lunar eclipses from: Marvels of Creatures and Strange Things Existing, by al-Qazwini (14th century)

Calculation of solar and lunar eclipses from: Marvels of Creatures and Strange Things Existing, by al-Qazwini (copy manuscript, century) Zakariya’ ibn Muhammad al-Qazwini was a Persian physician, astronomer, geographer and proto-science fiction writer

A unique qasida al-burda copied by Muhiddin Al-Amasi • Turkey 15th-16th century

A unique qasida al-burda copied by Muhiddin Al-Amasi • Turkey 15th-16th century

A rare and finely decorated Qur’an leaf in eastern Kufic script, Persia or Central Asia, circa 1075-1125 AD

A rare and finely decorated Qur’an leaf in eastern Kufic script, Persia or Central Asia, circa AD

This folio, copied in floriated "new style" script, exhibits a striking balance of rigorous discipline and exuberant imagination. The fourth line of text is much larger than the rest and its vertical letters end in elaborate decoration, visually emphasizing the words "Muhammad, God’s Messenger. Folios from a Qur'an Manuscript in Floriated "New Style" Script Object Name:Folios from a non-illustrated manuscript Date:11th century Geography:Iran or Central Asia

This folio, copied in floriated "new style" script, exhibits a striking balance…

Page from a Manuscript of the Qur'an (78:20-30) Spain, probably Valencia, 12th century

A nice collection of Islamic calligraphic manuscripts at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).

Page from a Manuscript of the Qur'an (78:20-30) Spain, probably Valencia, 12th century

Page from a Manuscript of the Qur'an Spain, probably Valencia, century

leaf fro Qur'an late 11th or 12th century Iran or Afghanistan in eastern kufic

leaf fro Qur'an late or century Iran or Afghanistan in eastern kufic

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