Art/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Bookbinding (Jild-i kitab)

Object Name:
Bookbinding
Date:
early 16th century
Geography:
Made in Iran
Medium:
Leather, papier-maché, and gold
Dimensions:
H. 11 in. (27.9 cm) W. 7 3/16 in. (18.3 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1964
Accession Number:
64.1.2
Not on view
[ Adrienne Minassian, New York, until 1964; sold to MMA]
Related Objects

Kitab suwar al-kawakib al-thabita (Book of the Images of the Fixed Stars) of al-Sufi

Artist: `Abd al-Rahman al-Sufi (Iranian, Rey 903–986 Shiraz) Date: late 15th century Medium: Ink and gold on paper; leather binding Accession: 13.160.10 On view in:Gallery 453

Khusrau and Shirin

Date: dated A.H. 904/A.D. 1498–99 Medium: Main support: ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; binding: leather Accession: 69.27 On view in:Gallery 460

Flap of a Bookbinding (Jild-i kitab)

Date: 16th century Medium: Leather, paper; painted, gilded, and lacquered Accession: 64.190 On view in:Gallery 462

Masnavi of Jalal-al Din Rumi

Date: dated A.H. 894/A.D. 1488–89 Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; leather binding Accession: 13.228.12 On view in:Gallery 455

Qur'an of Ibrahim Sultan

Date: dated A.H. 830/A.D. 1427 Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper; leather binding Accession: 13.228.1 On view in:Gallery 455