Kufic is the oldest calligraphic form of the various Arabic scripts and consists of a modified form of the old Nabataean script. Kufic developed around the end of the century in Kufa, Iraq, from which it takes its name, and other centres.
An aged Mullah. Opaque watercolour and gold on paper India or Pakistan; 1615 Artist: Farrukh Beg, born ca. 1545 - died active cm x cm (page), cm x cm (picture only) Museum Number: . Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Great Britain
Islamic Calligraphy, Art Tiles, Islamic Art, Tulip, Turkish Art, Orient, Arabesque, Allah, Art Pictures