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Binding from Qur'an


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Description This binding from Walters manuscript W.552 is not contemporary with the textblock. It probably dates to the 13th century AH/AD 19th or later. It is composed of green goatskin with a flap, and has a gold-painted central floral design and cornerpieces. The endpapers are of green textured paper.
Provenance 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
13th century AH/AD 19th century
Medium
green goatskin
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.552.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 5 5/16 x W: 8 1/4 in. (13.5 x 21 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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