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Binding from Work on the Duties of Muslims Towards the Prophet Muhammad with an Account of His Life
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Binding from Work on the Duties of Muslims Towards the Prophet Muhammad with an Account of His Life


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Description Walters manuscript W.586 has a contemporary binding of dark-brown leather with a flap. The binding is decorated with a lobed central oval with cornerpieces and borders.
Provenance al-Sayyid Abu Bakr al-Hilmi, 1281(?) AH/AD 1864-1865 [mode of acquisition unknown] [seal impression with the name and date on fol. 1a]; 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
1191 AH/AD 1777 (Ottoman)
Medium
dark brown leather with red leather and gold doublures
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.586.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 7 1/16 x W: 4 1/8 in. (18 x 10.5 cm)
Geography
  • Turkey (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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