Daulton Art

 Koran Leaf, 

Spain/Morocco, 12th cent.

Koran leaf in Maghreb script, written on both sides 

ink on parchment, five lines each side in sepia ink with diacritics in red and green

18 x 23 cm

Spain or Morocco (Almoravid/Almohad)

12th century

Condition: four small holes and marginal blemishes, somewhat browned, stained and with creases.

The Maghreb script is an elegant Arabic book script that was used from the 10th century in the Maghreb and in al-Andalus (Iberian Peninsula).

 


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