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Binding from Incomplete Book of Hours


Description Conservation Provenance Credit
Description French green velvet binding, now mostly worn away, from the late nineteenth or early twentieth century, and likely by Léon Gruel. It is tightly sewn, with white and green silk endbands and gilded edges. Traces of a fastener is visible in the middle of fore-edge on both boards.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/01/1958Treatmentother
6/26/1984Treatmentstabilized
Provenance Gruel and Engelmann Collection, Paris, late 19th-early 20th century; purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1903; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1903

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Period
late 19th-early 20th century (Gothic)
Medium
pasteboard covered with green velvet with white and green silk endbands
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.85.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 2 11/16 × W: 1 7/8 in. (6.8 × 4.7 cm)
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