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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, dark brown leather binding from Walters manuscript W.633 has a with flap and is decorated with a central lobed medallion with pendants and cornerpieces brushed with gold. The endleaves are of marbled paper with gilt edges. The binding probably dates to the 17th or 18th century.
Provenance Muhammad ibn Mustafá [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ownership statement on fol. 1a]; Muhammad Riza Javahid Zamuni (?) [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [seal impression 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
17th-18th century (?) (Safavid)
Medium
dark brown leather with gold and marbled paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.633.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 5 1/2 x W: 3 9/16 in. (14 x 9 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
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