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Illustrated Single Work

Object Name:
Illustrated single work
Date:
14th century
Geography:
Egypt
Culture:
Islamic
Medium:
Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
10.37 in. high 6.56 in. wide (26.3 cm high 16.7 cm wide)
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Gift of Nelly, Violet and Elie Abemayor, in memory of Michel Abemayor, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.546.46
Not on view
Michel E. Abemayor, New York (until d. 1975); Nelly, Violet, and Elie Abemayor, Great Neck, NY (1975–78; gifted to MMA)
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