Bookbinding

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
  • Oleg Grabar. Masterpieces of Islamic Art: The Decorated Page from the 8th to the 17th Century., English edition. New York. .
  • 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.
Collection Area(s)
Arts of the Islamic World
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum