Just a few photos of one more form of art \u2013 lacquered papier-mache objects.\nManuscript covers and pen cases are the most common items in this type of art.\n\u00a0\n\nAll the above items are from the Turkish & Islamic Art Museum, Istanbul.\nB. W. Robinson writes\u00a0 \u201cPersian Lacquer is first encountered in a handful of book covers of the late 15h century in the Topkapi library in Istanbul. Such production continued through the Qajar period. Lacquer Qalamdans (pen boxes) did not appear (or have not survived) earlier than the seventeenth century. Earlier examples were usuallu rectagular with hinged lids and designs in horizontal format.\u201d \nHere are some from the wovensouls collection :\n\nCover of a well-used prayer book\n\n\nYounger manuscript covers\n\n\n\u00a0\nOne more world to take delight in\u2026!\n\u00a0\njm\nDec 2016\n\u00a0\nSave\nSave\nSave\nSave\nThe post Museum Walk \u2013 Lacquered Papier Mache Art appeared first on The Art Blog by WOVENSOULS.COM.