Sunday, May 07, 2017

We created you from the same male and female

From the White House Office of Protocol, 2009
From the Qur’an Chapter 49 : Verse 13
Written By American Master Calligrapher

A calligraphic work in Sulus script with ink and gold on Ahar paper with Ebru borders and backing, June 2, 2009.

Translation:
“O people, we created you from the same male and female, and rendered you distinct peoples and tribes, that you may recognize one another. The noblest among you in God’s sight is the most conscientious of you. God is All-Knowing, All-Aware.”

Presented to
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Abdullah bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud King of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

by
Barack Obama
President of the United States of America
on the occasion of his visit to Saudi Arabia June 2009
Reproduced from website of American Master Calligrapher Mohamed Zakariya. Abdallateef Whiteman's unpublished memoir Average Whiteman led me to Mohamed Zakariy. Any copyrighted material is included as "fair use" for critical analysis only, and will be removed at the request of copyright owner(s). Also on Facebook and Twitter.

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