Brooklyn Museum: Arts of the Islamic World: Qur'an Leaf in Kufic Script

Brooklyn Museum: Arts of the Islamic World: Qur'an Leaf in Kufic Script

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Mohammed Ehsai

Mohammed Ehsai

Amazing Arabic calligraphy. A verse in the Quran describes God as "Light upon light", and here the artist has repeated and overlapped the words to say "light upon light, upon light, upon light..."

Amazing Arabic calligraphy. A verse in the Quran describes God as "Light upon light", and here the artist has repeated and overlapped the words to say "light upon light, upon light, upon light..."

Home decor oil painting canvas print black white navy by Zawaya, $90.00

Home decor oil painting canvas print black white navy by Zawaya, $90.00

Folio from the "Blue" Qur'an If God is light, one might consider the gilded words on this Qur’an page as rays of light for those who read and recite his revelations. The “Blue” Qur’an, so named after the rich, indigo-dyed parchment used for its folios, is arguably one of the most extraordinary luxury manuscripts ever created. The angular gold Kufic script was executed using the technique of chrysography, in which ground gold suspended in solution is carefully applied. The unusual color…

Folio from the "Blue" Qur'an If God is light, one might consider the gilded words on this Qur’an page as rays of light for those who read and recite his revelations. The “Blue” Qur’an, so named after the rich, indigo-dyed parchment used for its folios, is arguably one of the most extraordinary luxury manuscripts ever created. The angular gold Kufic script was executed using the technique of chrysography, in which ground gold suspended in solution is carefully applied. The unusual color…

وتعاونوا على البر والتقوى ولا تعاونوا على الإثم والعدوان

وتعاونوا على البر والتقوى ولا تعاونوا على الإثم والعدوان

Qur’an folio from al-Andalus Spain, early 13th century

Qur’an folio from al-Andalus Spain, early 13th century

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Wissam Shawkat

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