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Binding from Qur'an
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Binding from Qur'an


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Description This binding from Walters manuscript W.568 is of red goatskin with a lobed medallion with floral pattern in relief, which is outlined by double fillet lines of gold tooling extending above and below the axis of the design. It probably dates to the 13th century AH/AD 19th and was produced in North Africa.
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
13th century AH/AD 19th century (?)
Medium
red goatskin with gold
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.568.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 11 13/16 x W: 8 7/16 in. (30 x 21.5 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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