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Bookbinding (Jild-i kitab)

Object Name:
19th century
Pasteboard; painted and lacquered
Cover a: H. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm) W. 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm) Cover a (Including spine): H. 5 3/4 in.(14.6 cm) W. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm) Cover b: H. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm) W. 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm) Cover b (Including spine): H. 5 3/4 (14.6 cm) W. 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Edward C. Moore Collection, Bequest of Edward C. Moore, 1891
Accession Number:
Not on view
Edward C. Moore, New York (until d. 1891; bequeathed to MMA)
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