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Binding from Poem in Honor of the Prophet Muhammad
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Binding from Poem in Honor of the Prophet Muhammad


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Description This non-original binding from Walters manuscript W.582 probably dates to the later 12th century AH/AD 18th, contemporary with the inlaid margins. The binding is composed of red goatskin and has a flap. The binding has a central lobed oval with pendants and cornerpieces, and doublures of black leather with central lobed oval and pendants brushed with gold.
Provenance [Two erased large seals on folio 1a]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquistion unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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12th century AH/AD 18th century
Medium
red goatskin with gold with black leather doublures
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.582.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 10 1/16 x W: 6 1/2 in. (25.5 x 16.5 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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