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A collection of sûras, prayers, and other religious writings

Collection Data

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1872
Place: Medina, Arabia
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Turk. ms. 9
illuminated manuscripts
Citation/reference: Schmitz, I.11
Content: Incipit: al-hamdu lillâh rabb al-'alâmîn ... (Sûrat al-Fâtihah).
Ownership: Purchased in Berkeley, California, 1956.
Biographical/historical: Copied 27 Rabī' II 1298 / 5 July 1872, probably in Madīnah for Mehmed Emīn by Mustafa Hilmī, the student of al-Hajj Mehmet Vasfī.
Physical Description
Extent: Drak cream paper. 243 folios ; 20.8 x 14 cm.
Naskh with key words in red.
Red morocco binding with floral designs and borders painted in two shades of gold.
Type of Resource
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f1578a70-c603-012f-9805-58d385a7bc34
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