06 October, 2006

Middle Eastern Manuscripts - Melbourne

Middle Eastern Manuscripts

02 Sep 2006 to 26 Mar 2007

Intricate hand embossing, gold inlays and exquisite colourful illuminations of plants and animals feature in these irreplaceable texts dating from the 1500s. These treasured manuscripts, from the Special Collection of the Baillieu Library detail plans and pilgrimages, Sufi poems and ancient prayers, astrological insights and weaponry.

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