Mirror Case, Papier-maché; painted, gilded and lacquered with varnish

Mirror Case

Object Name:
Mirror case
Date:
late 19th century
Geography:
Attributed to Iran
Medium:
Papier-maché; painted, gilded and lacquered with varnish
Dimensions:
13 1/4 x 9 5/8 in. (33.7 x 24.4 cm)
Classification:
Lacquer
Credit Line:
Gift of Lily S. Place, 1921
Accession Number:
21.114.19a, b
Not on view
Lily S. Place, Cairo (until 1921; gifted to MMA)
Dimand, Maurice S. A Handbook of Mohammedan Decorative Arts. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1930. pp. 76–77, ill. fig. 34.