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Binding from Collection of Poems (Divan)
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Binding from Collection of Poems (Divan)


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Description This non-original binding from Walters manuscript W.628 may be attributable to late 12th-century AH/AD 18th or 13th-century AH/AD 19th Turkey. The binding is composed of red leather with scalloped medallion and has gold-tooled decoration and borders.
Exhibitions
  • Illuminated Manuscripts: Masterpieces in Miniature. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984-1985.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [Ex libris on upper board inside]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
late 12th century AH/AD 18th century-13th century AH/AD 19th century
Medium
red leather with gold
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.628.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 8 7/16 x W: 5 5/16 in. (21.5 x 13.5 cm)
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