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Roundels with King Spearing Lion

December 31, 799
Cleveland Art
Art and Calligraphy
Abbasid Caliphate

Roundels with King Spearing Lion



Roundels with King Spearing Lion 800s ? Iran or Iraq, Abbasid period, 9th century (?) Lampas weave, silk Overall: 74.2 x 85.7 cm (29 3/16 x 33 3/4 in.) Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1971.25 CITATIONS The Cleveland Museum of Art. Handbook of the Cleveland Museum of Art/1978. Cleveland, OH: The Cleveland Museum of Art, 1978. Reproduced: p. 271 EXHIBITION HISTORY Year in Review: 1971. The Cleveland Museum of Art (organizer) (December 28, 1971-February 6, 1972).

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Ismail Mazari

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Very good information.


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