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

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

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