Signature: Colophon signed by Ja'far, "at Herat" and dated 835 A. H. (A.D. 1432)
Inscription: Location: The opening page and in bands in miniature.
Style: Nasta'liq, naskha, and kufic
Translation: The architectural inscriptions in Arabic on gold bands are translated as follows:
Under the dome: "The Prophet -may God pray for him and bless him- said: "Your welfare comes from your knowledge of the Qur'an, and its knowledge is veracity."Side wall: God...said: "And the mosque's are Allah's, so call not upon (anyone) with Allah" (LXXXII: 48). Minaret, upper band: "Allah is the greatest." Minaret, lower band: "The prayer is the pillar of religion." Niche in back wall, in kufic script: "The reign is God's only." Over side door, in kufic script: "The recollection of the encounter is upon...(?)"
Marking: Calligraphed by Ja'far with dedication to Prince Baisunghur(d.1433)