Upcoming Exhibitions

Islamic Bookbinding

8 May – 31 December 2017 The  Islamic Bookbinding exhibition will showcase over 70 artefacts that comprehensively portray the beautiful elements of bookbindings from around the Islamic world.  A variety of bookbindings was found around the Islamic world – bound and unbound – where some bindings were kept in wooden box, wrapped in leather pieces, as well as bound in codex form. The cover materials were mainly leather, lacquerwork and textiles in addition to other decorative mediums such... Read More...
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