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Journal v 52 cover

"The Sacred and the Modern: A Multidisciplinary Study of the History, Conservation, and Science of the Madina Sitārah"

Kern, Karen M., Yael Rosenfield, Federico Carò, and Nobuko Shibayama
19 pages
18 illustrations
AAM Publications Design Competition First Prize, Magazines/Scholarly Journals (2018)
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The Metropolitan Museum Journal is issued annually and publishes original research on works of art in the Museum's collection. Highlights of volume 52 include a study of the intertwined relationship between two late masterpieces by Andrea del Sarto, new attributions for seven Roman drawings from the 16th and 17th centuries, and a reevaluation of Horace Pippin's painting, The Lady of the Lake, from the late 1930s.

Sitara, Interior Door Curtain of the Ka'ba, Sultan Abdülhamid II (r. 1876–1909) Ottoman Turkish, Silk; embroidered with heavy silver and silver-gilt thread with additional colored silk panels
dated 1315 AH/1897–98 CE

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———. 2017c. Metropolitan Museum Journal Volume 52, 2017. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.