Leather fragment (Met)

Conserved at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

On a red upper field a gold buqja, on a gold central field a red cup, on a dark (black or brown?) lower field a red cup

Possible dating: l. 14th/b. 15th century

Dimensions: 10,8 x 11,4 cm

Even if the bearer remains unknown Michael Meinecke (Zur mamlukischen Heraldik, p. 262) indicated that this emblem composition was used by one emir, Jamāl al-Dīn Maḥmud b. ‘Alī al-Ustādār, in 797/1394-95. It is also the same as the emblem of Maḥmūd al-Kurdī. 

For more details: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/452407



Cite this blog post
Simon Rousselot (2020, February 18). Leather fragment (Met). Mamluk Emblems Online Corpus. Retrieved June 15, 2024, from https://doi.org/10.58079/rd8c

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