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Decorated Text Page
Pen and ink, gold paint, and tempera colors on parchment
Leaf: 14.4 x 20.8 cm (5 11/16 x 8 3/16 in.)
The graceful, arabesque lines drawn here are Kufic script-an early, angular way of writing Arabic. The words, outlined in black and filled in with
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