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Binding from Qur'an


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Description This dentelle-style brown goatskin binding from Walters manuscript W.557 has a central lobed medallion, pendants, and cornerpieces and is attributable to the 10th century AH/AD 16th. The binding is not contemporary with the textblock.
Provenance Sultan 'Uthman Khan ibn Mustafá Khan (reigned 1168 AH/AD 1754-1171 AH/AD 1757) [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [Erased seal of Sultan 'Uthman Khan ibn Mustafá Khan and a waqf inscription by Ibrahim Hanif and his seal (fol. 1a)]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1897 [mode of acquisition unknown] [Inscription in pencil: H(enry) W(alters) May 1897 direct from Constantinople (front flyleaf ia)]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1897

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10th century AH/AD 16th century (?)
Medium
brown goatskin
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.557.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 13 9/16 x W: 8 1/16 in. (34.5 x 20.5 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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