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Binding from Ethiopian Gospels
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Binding from Ethiopian Gospels


Description Provenance Credit
Description Binding is original. Plain wooden boards, broken and stitched, front and back, with remains of leather on the upper board; chain stitching at six stations
Provenance Monastery at Gunda Gunde, northeastern Ethiopia, early- to mid- sixteenth century; Church of Mädhane Aläm at Mäjate, Ethiopia, 1892-1893 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Private collection, France, prior to 1973 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Sam Fogg, London [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1998, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the W. Alton Jones Foundation Acquisition Fund, 1998

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Period
first half of the 16th century
Medium
Plain wooden boards, broken and stitched, front and back, with remains of leather on the upper board; chain stitching at six stations
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.850.binding
Measurements
H: 11 13/16 x W: 10 x D: 3 9/16 in. (30 x 25.4 x 9 cm)
Geography
  • Ethiopia (Place of Binding)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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