ECOM 1 (Eton College Library, Eton College)
Part of an Il-Khanid or Mamluk illuminated manuscript of the Koran, written in a fine rayhani script on buff paper, with commentary in the margins, surah headings in fine eastern kufic in gold, with illuminated devices in margins.
Fine rayhani hand
Provenance and Acquisition
This manuscript is part of a small collection of Islamic manuscripts held at Eton College Library, which are not part of the separate ‘Pote Collection’. (The Pote Collection was given in 1788 by Edward Ephraim Pote to Eton College and King’s College, Cambridge and is now held on loan at the Cambridge University Library).
Funding of Cataloguing