Persian lacquer binding, 18th century by National Library NZ on The Commons on Flickr.
Persian lacquer binding, 18th century
‘The cover of this Persian manuscript is decorated with a scene painted in watercolours onto lacquered leather which is then covered with several more coats of lacquer’. National Library of New Zealand
Ḥāfiẓ, Dīvān-i Ḥāfiẓ ([?1799]) [Collected works of Hafiz