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Binding from Qur'an


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Description This binding from Walters manuscript W.556 is not contemporary to the textblock. It probably dates to the 10th century AH/AD 16th with later repairs. The binding is composed of dark red goatskin (with a flap) and has a gold-tooled central lobed medallion with an inner frame and cornerpieces. The binding also has an outer frame of interlocking "S" design.
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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Period
10th century AH/AD 16th century (?)
Medium
dark red gold-tooled goatskin
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.556.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 6 5/16 x W: 5 7/8 in. (16 x 15 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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