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Part 29 of a 30-part Qur'an. Khanbaliq (Beijing) dated 1401. QUR0974 fol 1 det. The Khalili collections © 2011 Khalili Family Trust

24.5 x 17.5cm. lluminated frontispiece with ornamental script, from a 30-part Qur'an. This is an early specimen of a type of Qur’anic manuscript with its roots in eastern Iran, produced by the Huihui, or Chinese Muslims, under the Ming and Qing dynasties.