A CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL BY HAFIZ OTHMAN, TURKEY, DATED A.H. 1093/A.D. 1681 AND A DECORATIVE STUDY IN THE FORM OF A TUGHRA, TURKEY, 19TH CENTURY
Arabic manuscript (Hadith) on paper heightened with gold, 5 lines of text written in naskhi script in black ink on cream paper, two side panels decorated with gold flowers and use of blue, signed and dated in the left panel, scrolling floral borders ruled in gold; the larger with tughra design in gold on stout paper interspersed with blue leafy scrolling flowers.
20.6 by 13.2cm; 35 by 27.7cm.
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