An Arabic manuscript on paper with 360 leaves and 3 flyleaves, 13 lines to each page in muhaqqaq, naskh and thuluth scripts, incidentals in thulth and Kufic script within a gilt border.
Surah headings in gold thuluth within gilt borders, gold pear-shaped devices in the margin marks ‘khums and ashar’. Gold verse markers pointed by blue dots, Al tajwid in red ink with occasional marginal notes, in brown morocco with flap.
Although Herat was captured by the Safavids in 1510 and artists from the royal studio taken back to Tabriz, artistic standards there were well maintained.
22 by 18 cm.
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