Nur-Al Qur’an

01_nurTitle : Nur-Al Qur’an
Author : Dr Mandana Barkeshli
Price : RM48.00
Size : 9″ X 12″
Year : 1999
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Illustration : 13 colour
Pages : 52
The catalogue was researched and published by the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, authored by Dr Mandana Barkeshli and co-authored by Dr Dzul Haimi Md Zain. It was published in conjunction with the exhibition “The Light of Al-Qur’an” at the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia from 23rd November 1999 to 31st March 2000. The book covers the history of the Qur’an and of Islamic calligraphy, with discussion of six styles of cursive scripts and their calligraphic development. In addition, it includes the art of book decoration, the history of the illumination of the Qur’an, and the tools and materials used.