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Binding from Three Collections of Poetry


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Description This non-original, red leather binding from Walters manuscript W.657 has a central medallion, pendants, and cornerpieces (with no flap). The binding has gold-painted arabesque decoration. It was re-bound and restored by a bookbinder of Tabriz, Khwand Mulla Mahdi Sahhaf-i Tabrizi (see note, signed and dated 1295 AH/AD 1878 on front flyleaf iia).
Provenance Mundir [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [seal impression with motton on fol. 280b]; Khwand Mulla Mahdi Sahhaf-i Tabrizi, Tabriz, 1295 AH/AD 1878 [mode of acquisition unknown] [note regarding re-binding and restoration of this volume by the bookbinder on front flyleaf iia]; 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
1295 AH/AD 1878
Medium
red leather with gold
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.657.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 11 x W: 7 1/2 in. (28 x 19 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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