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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