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W.582, Poem in honor of the Prophet Muhammad


This is an illuminated copy of the famous poem in honor of the Prophet Muhammad, popularly known as Qaṣīdat al-burdah (Poem of the mantle), composed by Sharaf al-Dīn Muḥammad al-Būṣīrī (d. 694 AH / 1294 CE). The text was written in a variety of scripts in the eleventh century AH / seventeenth CE. According to the colophon, written in riqāʿ script, it was executed by Ḥabīb Allāh ibn Dūst Muḥammad al-Khwārizmī. The text of the poem begins on fol. 5b. Each page has borders of various colors with illuminated floral and geometric motifs. The borders and brown leather binding date to the twelfth century AH / eighteenth CE.

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    1. Upper board outside

      W.582, Upper board outside
    2. Upper board inside

      W.582, Upper board inside
    3. Front flyleaf ia flap closed

      W.582, Front flyleaf ia flap closed
    4. Front flyleaf ia

      W.582, Front flyleaf ia
    5. Front flyleaf ib

      W.582, Front flyleaf ib
    6. Front flyleaf iia

      W.582, Front flyleaf iia
    7. Front flyleaf iib

      W.582, Front flyleaf iib
    8. fol. 1a

      W.582, fol. 1a
    9. fol. 1b

      W.582, fol. 1b
    10. fol. 2a

      W.582, fol. 2a
    11. fol. 2b

      W.582, fol. 2b
    12. fol. 3a

      W.582, fol. 3a
    13. fol. 3b

      W.582, fol. 3b
    14. fol. 4a

      W.582, fol. 4a
    15. fol. 4b

      W.582, fol. 4b
    16. fol. 5a

      W.582, fol. 5a
    17. fol. 5b

      W.582, fol. 5b
    18. fol. 6a

      W.582, fol. 6a
    19. fol. 6b

      W.582, fol. 6b
    20. fol. 7a

      W.582, fol. 7a
    21. fol. 7b

      W.582, fol. 7b
    22. fol. 8a

      W.582, fol. 8a
    23. fol. 8b

      W.582, fol. 8b
    24. fol. 9a

      W.582, fol. 9a
    25. fol. 9b

      W.582, fol. 9b
    26. fol. 10a

      W.582, fol. 10a
    27. fol. 10b

      W.582, fol. 10b
    28. fol. 11a

      W.582, fol. 11a
    29. fol. 11b

      W.582, fol. 11b
    30. fol. 12a

      W.582, fol. 12a
    31. fol. 12b

      W.582, fol. 12b
    32. fol. 13a

      W.582, fol. 13a
    33. fol. 13b

      W.582, fol. 13b
    34. fol. 14a

      W.582, fol. 14a
    35. fol. 14b

      W.582, fol. 14b
    36. fol. 15a

      W.582, fol. 15a
    37. fol. 15b

      W.582, fol. 15b
    38. fol. 16a

      W.582, fol. 16a
    39. fol. 16b

      W.582, fol. 16b
    40. fol. 17a

      W.582, fol. 17a
    41. fol. 17b

      W.582, fol. 17b
    42. fol. 18a

      W.582, fol. 18a
    43. fol. 18b

      W.582, fol. 18b
    44. fol. 19a

      W.582, fol. 19a
    45. fol. 19b

      W.582, fol. 19b
    46. fol. 20a

      W.582, fol. 20a
    47. fol. 20b

      W.582, fol. 20b
    48. fol. 21a

      W.582, fol. 21a
    49. fol. 21b

      W.582, fol. 21b
    50. fol. 22a

      W.582, fol. 22a
    51. fol. 22b

      W.582, fol. 22b
    52. fol. 23a

      W.582, fol. 23a
    53. fol. 23b

      W.582, fol. 23b
    54. Back flyleaf ia

      W.582, Back flyleaf ia
    55. Back flyleaf ib

      W.582, Back flyleaf ib
    56. Back flyleaf iia

      W.582, Back flyleaf iia
    57. Back flyleaf iib

      W.582, Back flyleaf iib
    58. Lower board inside flap open

      W.582, Lower board inside flap open
    59. Lower board outside flap open

      W.582, Lower board outside flap open
    60. Spine

      W.582, Spine
    61. Fore-edge

      W.582, Fore-edge
    62. Head

      W.582, Head
    63. Tail

      W.582, Tail

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