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Description This later binding from Walters manuscript W.658 is composed of larger size boards and has a flap. The binding has a central panel and side panels richly decorated and brushed over with gilt, doublures of red leather with a central lobed oval, and corner pieces in the shape of a dentelle, with filigree work.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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n.d.
Medium
boards covered with red leather with gilt
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.658.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 13 3/8 x W: 9 7/16 in. (34 x 24 cm); H open in cradle: 14 1/8 x W: 25 13/16 x D: 5 13/16 in. (35.8 x 65.5 x 14.7 cm)
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