The Farjam Collection to Showcase ‘The Holy Quran’ Exhibition
The Farjam Collection will be hosting its inaugural Ramadan exhibition “The Holy Quran” to open on Wednesday 19 August, 2009. A collection of rare Qurans will be on display, including a line of the Baysonqori Quran; a Quran copied by the 19th Century female calligrapher, Omm-e-Salameh; as well as a remarkable scroll containing the entire Quran.
Post Ilkhanid Iran, 8th century AH / 14th century AD
Arabic manuscript in Mohaqqaq script. Copied by Ahmad Ibn Al Sohrevardi.
Qajar Iran, 1243 AH / 1827 AD
Arabic manuscript in Naskh script. The first two pages are fully illuminated. Copied by Om-e-Salameh, daughter of the Qajar king Fathali Shah.
Probably Iran or Mesopotamia, 4th century AH / 10th century AD
Ten leaves from the Quran in Kufic script on parchment.
Safavid Iran, first half of 10th century AH / 16th century AD
This remarkable scroll contains the entire Quran written within roundels and divided by juz.
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