Description This non-original red goatskin binding from Walters manuscript W.589 has a flap and a central lobed oval, pendants, and cornerpieces. The binding has doublures of brown goatskin with a gold-painted central lobed oval. It probably dates to the 18th century.
Provenance Grand Vizier 'Ali Pasha (?) [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [erased waqf seal with shelf mark 1830 or 8830 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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