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Binding from Collection of Poems (Divan)


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Description This non-original binding from Walters manuscript W.632 probably dates to the late 11th century AH/AD 17th or12th century AH/AD 18th. The binding is red leather with central panels on the boards and the flap filled with gold-brocaded Safavid silk.
Provenance Muhammad Habib [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [seal impression on fol. 2b and invocation: ya kabikaj on fol. 1a]; 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
late 11th century AH/AD 17th-12th century AH/AD 18th century
Medium
boards covered with red leather with gold-brocaded silk
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.632.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 7 7/8 x W: 4 5/16 in. (20 x 11 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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