Jake Benson: "Paper Marbling in the Islamic World"

Jake Benson: "Paper Marbling in the Islamic World"

Full lecture title:
"The Advent and Early Development of Paper Marbling in the Islamic World"

The advent and early history of the art of paper marbling in the Islamic world are enigmatic. While it is commonly called ebru in Modern Turkish and abrū bād in Iran today, marbled papers were known as kāġaẕ-i abrī (“clouded paper” in Persian)- or more simply as abrī (clouded) -in more than seventy Persian, Ottoman, Chaghatai, and Urdu sources. While some claim it is very old, the earliest evidence ...

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8 attendees (None invited)

Venue

NVIC - Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo
1, Dr. Mahmoud Azmi Street