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Name of Object:

Ceiling

Location:

Algiers, Algeria

Holding Institution:

Musée Public National des Antiquités

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Date of Object:

19th century

Author:

Unknown

Inventory Number:

II.B.068

Material(s) / Technique(s):

Carved and painted wood

Dimensions:

3.10 x 2.50 cm

Provenance:

Algiers

Description:

Wooden carved ceiling, painted in colour and gold leaf. Taken from the Algerian section of the Paris 1867 Exposition Universelle (world fair). Algerian woodwork.

Archival or Bibliographical Reference:

Marye, G., “Période Musulmane”, in Catalogue d'Exposition du Musée National des Antiquités Algériennes 1899, p. 22

Citation of this web page:

Houria Cherid "Ceiling " in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2020. http://www.sharinghistory.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;dz;6;en

Database entry origination:

Prepared by: Houria Cherid
Translation by: Flaminia Baldwin

MWNF Working Number: DZ 021