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A BLACK VELVET CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL
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A BLACK VELVET CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL

CHINA, DATED AH 1330/1911-12 AD

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A BLACK VELVET CALLIGRAPHIC PANEL
CHINA, DATED AH 1330/1911-12 AD
Of rectangular form, the black velvet ground decorated with clear beads in the form of a large drop-shaped calligraphic design surrounded on either side by three additional smaller calligraphic excersizes, mounted on a wooden panel
32¾ x 24¼in. (83.2 x 61.1cm.)
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The inscription on this textile including: Qur'an LXVIII, sura al-qalam, parts of v.1, several undeciphered sections and a signature at the lower left which reads khatt-e Jalisi (Pen of Jalisi). The inscription at the lower right is Turkish and appears to read 'Islamic...of China'.

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