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Bookbinding

Date:
1860
Geography:
Iran
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Pasteboard and leather; painted and lacquered
Dimensions:
H. 11 x W. 17 1/8 in. (H. 27.9 x W. 43.5 cm)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles K. and Irma B. Wilkinson, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.392.4a, b
Not on view
Charles K. and Irma B. Wilkinson, Sharon, CT (until 1977; gifted to MMA)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Annual Report (1977). p. 47.



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