Covers From a Bookbinding, between 1500 and 1550

  • Islamic, Iranian

Leather over pasteboards, paper, colors and gilding

  • Overall: 14 × 9 inches (35.6 × 22.9 cm) Mount (mounted-book closed): 14 1/2 × 10 × 7 1/4 inches (36.8 × 25.4 × 18.4 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Hill Memorial Fund

1985.32.A

On View

  • Islamic N120

Department

Islamic Art

  • Cloud scrolls
  • Borders (ornament areas)
  • Safavid
  • Gilding
  • Pasteboard
  • Leather
  • Trees
  • Flowers (plants)
  • Cover (gathered matter component)
  • Foliage
  • Paper
  • Tabriz
  • Birds
  • Cranes
  • Herons

(Spink and Sons Ltd., London, England); 1986-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Bulletin of the DIA 62, no. 3. 1986, p. 19 (fig 10).

Islamic, Iranian, Covers From a Bookbinding, between 1500 and 1550, leather over pasteboards, paper, colors and gilding. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Hill Memorial Fund, 1985.32.A.