Bookbinding

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Historical period(s)
Mamluk period, late 14th century
Medium
Dark brown leather on pasteboard, gold tooling
Dimensions
H x W: 27.6 x 68 cm (10 7/8 x 26 3/4 in)
Geography
Egypt
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1945.15
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Book
Type

Bookbinding

Keywords
Egypt, Mamluk period (1250 - 1517), WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Mrs. Kirkor Minassian

Published References
  • Dr. Esin Atil. Art of the Arab World. Exh. cat. Washington, 1975. cat. 40, p. 94-95.
  • Ideals of Beauty: Asian and American Art in the Freer and Sackler Galleries. Thames and Hudson World of Art London and Washington, 2010. p. 183.
  • Oleg Grabar. Masterpieces of Islamic Art: The Decorated Page from the 8th to the 17th Century., English edition. New York. .
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum