A journey to search my soul

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, November 22, 2015

Ancient Manuscript Review 170 : Antique Kufi Quran Patron Page Saadi Dynasty ( 16th-17th Century )

This is an illuminated page found in one of my Maghribi Quran from Saadi era. It is beautifully colored with natural dye and I believe the patron name is written in Kufi in the middle.
 It reads محمد بركة  ( Muhammad Barkat).

Dim : 200mm x 180mm
Date : 16th Century CE (Saadi Dynasty)
Material : Western Paper
Origin : Morocco

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