Bookbinding

citation

Slightly damaged. Decoration: gold tooling and stamped arabesques against gold grounds in sunken medallions, pendants, spandrils and wide borders.

Historical period(s)
Ottoman period, 16th-17th century
Medium
Red leather on pasteboard
Dimensions
H x W: 33.9 x 20.5 cm (13 3/8 x 8 1/16 in)
Geography
Turkey
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1929.20
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Book
Type

Bookbinding

Keywords
Ottoman period (1307 - 1922), Turkey
Provenance

To 1929
Kirkor Minassian (1874-1944), New York, New York. [1]

From 1929
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Kirkor Minassian, New York, New York in April, 1929. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1. Also, see sales receipt in the Accession File, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Kirkor Minassian 1874 - 1944

Description

Slightly damaged. Decoration: gold tooling and stamped arabesques against gold grounds in sunken medallions, pendants, spandrils and wide borders.

Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum