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Book with lacquer covers

A work made of pasteboard and leather, painted with opaque watercolor and gold under lacquer.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of pasteboard and leather, painted with opaque watercolor and gold under lacquer.

Date:

18th or 19th century

Artist:

Iran

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Asia

Artist

Islamic

Title

Book with lacquer covers

Origin

Iran

Date

Made 1700–1900

Medium

Pasteboard and leather, painted with opaque watercolor and gold under lacquer

Dimensions

19.7 × 13.7 cm (7 3/4 × 5 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Kate S. Buckingham Estate

Reference Number

1938.475

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