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Bookbinding

Date:
first half 14th century
Geography:
Made in Egypt or Syria
Medium:
Leather; stamped and gilded
Dimensions:
H. 10 in. (25.4 cm) W. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1933
Accession Number:
33.14
Not on view
[ Kirkor Minassian, New York, until 1933; sold to MMA]
Baltimore Museum of Art. "The History of Bookbinding 525–1950A.D.," November 12, 1957–January 12, 1958, no. 62.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Nature of Islamic Ornament Part III: Geometric Patterns," March 17, 1999–July 18, 1999, no catalogue.

Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Muhammadan Art. 2nd rev. and enl. ed. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1944. p. 80, ill. fig. 46 (b/w).

Walters Art Museum. "An Exhibition Held at the Baltimore Museum of Art November 12, 1957–January 12, 1958." In The History of Bookbinding, 525–1950 AD. Baltimore: Walters Art Museum, 1957. no. 62.



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