Art/ Collection/ Art Object


17th century
Attributed to Egypt or Syria
Stained glass, gypsum
Window: H. 25 1/2 in. (64.8 cm) W. 19 in. (48.3 cm) Window in Frame (framed with 93.26.16): H. 32 in. (81.3 cm) W. 45 1/4 in. (114.9 cm) D. 3 in. (7.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of William R. Ware, 1893
Accession Number:
Not on view
Art market, Cairo (until 1890); William R. Ware, New York (1890–93; gifted to MMA)
Jenkins-Madina, Marilyn. "Islamic Glass: A Brief History." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin vol. 44, no. 2 (Fall 1986). Title page; back cover, ill. (color).

Carboni, Stefano. "The Painted Glass Decoration of the Mausoleum of Ahmad ibn Sulayman al-Rifa'i in Cairo." Muqarnas vol. 20 (2003). pp. 73, 76-77, ill. fig. 19 (b/w).

Barry, Mike, and Stuart Cary Welch. "et l'Enigme de Behzad de Herat (1465–1535)." In L'Art Figuratif en Islam Medieval. Paris: Flammarion, 2004. pp. 217-219, ill. (color).

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