Abdulmesiani, Ioane Shavteli Poem – Handwritten Book (1991)

The modern Georgian manuscript of the poem “Abdulmesiani” was created by Levan Chaganava in 1991.

This is one of three books mentioned as the first works of art, created in the tradition of Georgian calligraphy after a gap of two centuries.

Characteristics of the handwritten book:

The manuscript is made in the classical style of Georgian calligraphy.

The book has 108 pages. Size: 16.5 x 17 cm. Ink, tempera, paraffin processed paper.

Leather-bound hardcover. Ornamental decor in gilded metal on the front.

Original Manuscript

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