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"Figure for Use at Drinking Parties", Folio from a Book of the Knowledge of Ingenious Mechanical Devices by al-Jazari

Badi al-Zaman ibn al-Razzaz al-Jazari
(1136–1206)

Object Name: Folio from an illustrated manuscript
Date: dated A.H. 715/A.D. 1315
Geography: probably Syria
Culture: Islamic
Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Dimensions: 11.62 in. high 7.94 in. wide (29.5 cm high 20.2 cm wide) Mat size: 14 1/4 in. x 19 in. Frame: 16 3/4 in. 21 5/8 in.
Classification: Codices
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1955
Accession Number: 55.121.12

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