A Penbox and Inkwell from the 18th century

A Penbox and Inkwell from the 18th century

The central role of writing in Islamic societies led to calligraphy becoming the most important visual art form. Portable pen cases were made with great care and became objects of art themselves.

(via collectivehistory)

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