Upper and Lower Covers of a Bookbinding

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Historical period(s)
possibly 19th century
Medium
Papier-mache with lacquer
Dimensions
H x W: 24.8 x 46.5 cm (9 3/4 x 18 5/16 in)
Geography
Iran
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Unrestricted Trust Funds, Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program, and Dr. Arthur M. Sackler
Collection
Henri Vever collection
Accession Number
S1986.473
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Book
Type

Bookbinding

Keywords
child, eating, fiddle, Henri Vever collection, Iran, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Henri Vever 1854 - 1942
Francois Mautin French, born 1907

Published References
  • Glenn D. Lowry, Milo Cleveland Beach, Elisabeth West FitzHugh, Susan Nemanzee, Janet Snyder. An Annotated and Illustrated Checklist of the Vever Collection. Washington and Seattle. cat. 489, p. 384.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum