Glasgow Museums' Objects
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Curator for Islamic Civilizations
The Burrell Collection, Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow G43 1AT
0141 287 2563
Text Phone:  0141 287 0047
Fax: 0141 287 2597

Glasgow Museums' Objects

Musee Sans Frontieres - Museum with No Frontiers

There are 50 Glasgow Museums' objects appearing in the virtual museum.

Some of these objects include:

  • a beautiful 12th-century painted ivory box from Sicily

  • a ceramic tile from 15th-century Toledo in Spain

  • an embroidered wall hanging from 17th-​century Turkey

Our earliest object in the Islamic collections is a lovely moulded glass dish from 10th-century Fatimid Egypt.

The latest object in the Islamic collections is a colourful 20th-century Palestinian embroidered dress from Hebron.

View the Glasow Museums' objects.










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