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AN OTTOMAN COMPILATION OF PRAYERS AND HOLY PLACES BY ABD AL-QADIR HUSRI, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED 1181

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AN OTTOMAN COMPILATION OF PRAYERS AND HOLY PLACES BY ABD AL-QADIR HUSRI, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED 1181
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Arabic and Turkish manuscript on paper, 22 leaves plus 2 fly-leaves, elegant black naskh, titles in red naskh ink, within text gilt panel, marginal notes, illuminated headpiece, 19 folios illustrated with depictions of tombs and shrines in Syria, Quds and the Hijaz with different holy items.iIn later gilt brown leather brown morocco binding with flap. 12.5 by 18 cm.This extensively and lavishly illuminated compilation includes 43 illustrations depicting numerous subjects. These include: two bifolios with illustrations of Mecca and Medina, venerations of the Prophet Muhammad through depictions of his hand prints, foot prints, and his Seal of Prophecy, further pages pertaining to the other prophets such as the sword of 'Ali and the seal of the prophet Sulayman and Moses.The manuscript is signed and dated by the calligrapher Abd al-Qadir Hisari, a prominent mid-eighteenth-century master known for his calligrams and pictorial calligraphic compositions, such as the galleon with inscriptions referring to the story of the Seven Sleepers in the Metropolitan's collection (2003.241)
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AN OTTOMAN COMPILATION OF PRAYERS AND HOLY PLACES BY ABD AL-QADIR HUSRI, OTTOMAN TURKEY, DATED 1181

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Arabic and Turkish manuscript on paper, 22 leaves plus 2 fly-leaves, elegant black naskh, titles in red naskh ink, within text gilt panel, marginal notes, illuminated headpiece, 19 folios illustrated with depictions of tombs and shrines in Syria, Quds and the Hijaz with different holy items.iIn later gilt brown leather brown morocco binding with flap. 12.5 by 18 cm.This extensively and lavishly illuminated compilation includes 43 illustrations depicting numerous subjects. These include: two bifolios with illustrations of Mecca and Medina, venerations of the Prophet Muhammad through depictions of his hand prints, foot prints, and his Seal of Prophecy, further pages pertaining to the other prophets such as the sword of 'Ali and the seal of the prophet Sulayman and Moses.The manuscript is signed and dated by the calligrapher Abd al-Qadir Hisari, a prominent mid-eighteenth-century master known for his calligrams and pictorial calligraphic compositions, such as the galleon with inscriptions referring to the story of the Seven Sleepers in the Metropolitan's collection (2003.241)

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