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Binding for Ethiopian Gospels
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Binding for Ethiopian Gospels


Description Provenance Credit
Description Binding is non-original, bound in Tegray, Ethiopia.
Provenance Copied by Matre Krestos in Northern Ethiopia, early fourteenth century; Abba Arkä Sellus [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Church of Mary of Seku [date of acquisition unknown] by gift; Church of St. George at Dabra Ma'ar, before 1973 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Robert and Nancy Nooter Collection [Nooter 20.15], Washington, D.C. [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore, 1996, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the W. Alton Jones Foundation Acquisition Fund, 1996

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Period
early 14th century
Medium
plain wooden boards, broken and stitched, front and back; chain stitching at four points
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.836.binding
Measurements
Overall: 10 1/2 x 6 11/16 x 4 1/2 in. (26.7 x 17 x 11.4 cm)
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Not On View

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