Hegira 4th century / AD 10th century
Woodwork, panel, wood
Height 51.5 cm
Wooden panel from a door with vegetal decoration, in high relief, forming a calyx-shaped ornament from which spring spiralling leaves. The panel is representative of the transitional stage characterised by the bevelled technique to the next phase of which a distinctive example is the door presented by Caliph al-Hakim to the mosque of Al-Azhar in 1010.
"Wooden panel" in Explore Islamic Art Collections , Museum With No Frontiers, 2018. http://www.museumwnf.org/thematicgallery/thg_galleries/database_item.php?itemId=objects;EPM;gr;Mus21;39;en&id=furniture_and_woodwork
MWNF Working Number: GR 39