Crushed Lapis and Burnished Gold: The Art of Illumination

June 9, 1991 – December 8, 1991

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
1050 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC

Sublevel 1 Floor Plan

Approximately 30 manuscripts, individual folios, and book covers from the Henri Vever Collection of Islamic arts of the Koran, are on view along with examples of the illuminator's tools and materials.