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.

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Ottoman Art at the Freer Gallery of Art. no. 4 Istanbul, 1970-1971. p. 186, pl. 1.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum