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Manuscripts- Islamic

Page of a manuscript, ca. 18th century.

Page of a manuscript, ca. 18th century.

© Kabul Museum.

Notice

Material
Paper and parchment
Type
Documents
Details
Islamic paper manuscripts are found singly or sewed together as books. They contain ornamental calligraphy usually in Persian but also Arabic, the pages are often decorated with floral designs in various colors and gilding. Occasionally there are illustrations in full color or drawings of single figures, rarely also portraits in black ink.  |
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Countries
Afghanistan
Period
Islamic