Bookbinding

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Dark brown leather on pasteboard, lined with chestnut-brown leather. Stained. Decoration in blind and gold tooling.

Historical period(s)
Mamluk period, late 14th century
Medium
Dark and light brown leather on pasteboard
Dimensions
H x W: 20.9 x 15.5 cm (8 1/4 x 6 1/8 in)
Geography
Egypt
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1930.46
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Book
Type

Bookbinding

Keywords
Egypt, Mamluk period (1250 - 1517)
Provenance

To 1930
Kirkor Minassian (1874-1944), New York, New York. [1]

From 1930
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Kirkor Minassian, New York, New York. [2]

Notes:

[1] Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Kirkor Minassian 1874 - 1944

Description

Dark brown leather on pasteboard, lined with chestnut-brown leather. Stained. Decoration in blind and gold tooling.

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

Copyright with museum