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This is a blog of my personal collections. The purpose of this blog is to educate myself and public in regards to antiquities especially related to religion and calligraphy. I welcome everyone to input their feedback in this blog which they think would be helpful. I do not watermark the photos in this blog so everyone is free to use them as long as they are not used for illegal and unethical reasons. I appreciate if you could notify me if you plan to use any of the photos here. Enjoy browsing!!

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Ancient Manuscript Review 71 : Antique Malay Mawlid Manuscript ( 19th century)





This is a handwritten manuscript about the prophet Mawlid originated from South East Asia. Its believed to have been written in 19th century.
I acquired this manuscript from a friend in Indonesia quite a while ago.

Manuscript Specs

Item : Antique Mawlid Manuscript
Content : Mawlid
Dim :  8.5" x7" x 1/4"
Date : 19th century
Copyist : anonymous
Origin : South East Asia
Calligraphy : Malay ?
Design : Written in Malay scripts in red & black in Arabic
Purchased Price :US

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