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Binding from Collection of Poetry
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Binding from Collection of Poetry


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Description This dark brown leather binding (without a flap) from Walters manuscript W.623 is original to the manuscript. The binding is decorated dentelle style with central ovals, pendants, cornerpieces, and frames decorated and brushed with gold.
Provenance Ibn Abi Husayn 'Ali [...] 'Ali, [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ownsership statement plus 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
1017 AH/AD 1609 (Safavid)
Medium
dark brown leather with gold
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.623.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 13 9/16 x W: 8 11/16 in. (34.5 x 22 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
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