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Binding from Compendium of Medicine


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Description This red leather binding with a flap is contemporary with the manuscript, Walters W.595. The binding has central ovals and cornerpieces. The central motif has an inner element shaped in the form of a diamond. The doublures are of light brown leather decorated with filigree work, central ovals, and cornerpieces.
Provenance 'Ali [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ownership statement (min kutub) and seal 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
889 AH/AD 1484
Medium
red leather with light brown leather doublures
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.595.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 12 x W: 7 5/16 in. (30.5 x 18.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
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