Description: text: surah al-sad (XXXVIII), part of verse 55 to part of verse 60 Arabic manuscript on vellum, 7 lines to the page, written in elongated Kufic script in brown ink, vocalisation represented by red and yellow dots, verse divisions marked by clusters of 6 gold dots, framed
Dimensions: 23.8 by 33.5cm.
Condition Report: In fair overall condition, paper repair with hole to top left corner, stains and ink worn through vellum in some areas, verso ink abraded, as viewed,
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