Baghdad: Glazed Pottery Makers

Date: before 982

The anonymous text Ḥudūd al-ʿālam (Boundaries of the World), completed in 982, claims that one of the products of Baghdad was ‘glazed ware’ (jāma-yi pamba va abrīshum). See also: Potter; Glass Blower; Glass Cutter.

Citation: Ḥudūd al-ʿālam, trans. V. Minorsky (London: Gibb Memorial Series, 1937), p. 138. Quoted in R. B. Serjeant, ‘Material for a history of Islamic textiles up to the Mongol conquest,’ Ars Islamica 9 (1942), p. 81.