A Qur’an leaf in Kufic script on vellum, North Africa or Near East, 9th century AD
text: surah al-Fajr (XC), middle of v.10 to middle of v.18
Arabic manuscript on vellum, 7 lines to the page written in elongated Kufic in dark brown ink, verses separated by gold rosettes, gold and polychrome verse markers, framed
leaf: 18 by 27cm.
with frame: 39.5 by 55cm.