The Martin collection of Islamic textiles

[Martin, F(redrick) R(obert)]. Morgenländische Stoffe in der Sammlung F. R. Martin.

Stockholm, Gustaf Chelius, 1897.

Folio (280 x 374 mm). 12 pp. With 15 phototypes. Printed original boards.


Fine, beautifully illustrated and extensively annotated catalogue of Martin's collection of Islamic textiles, including the fragment of a 19th century Kiswah: the elaborately embroidered cloth curtain that covers the Kaaba in Mecca, replaced every year. Translated from Swedish by C. O. Nordgren. A perfect copy. Rare.


OCLC 9140858.