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Binding from Two Works of Sa`di: The Rose Garden (Gulistan) and The Orchard (Bustan)
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Binding from Two Works of Sa`di: The Rose Garden (Gulistan) and The Orchard (Bustan)


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Description Walters manuscript W.619 is bound in an original leather binding (with a flap). The binding has dentelle-style decorated boards and doublures of brown leather with gold-painted filigree work on a multi-colored ground of blue, green, red, and black.
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
980 AH/AD 1572 (Safavid)
Medium
boards covered with leather
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.619.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 12 5/8 x W: 8 7/16 in. (32.0 x 21.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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