Covers From a Bookbinding, 1500/1550

  • Islamic, Iranian

Leather over pasteboards, paper, colors and gilding

  • Framed: 14 x 9 in. 35.6 x 23.0 cm

Founders Society Purchase, Hill Memorial Fund

1985.32.B

On View

  • Islamic N120

Department

Islamic Art

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

Published References

DIA BULLETIN, vol 62, no 3, 1986, p 19, fig 10. DIA BULLETIN, vol 62, no 3, 1986, p 19.

Rights Status

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