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Binding from Qur'an


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Description This binding from Walters manuscript W.553 is not contemporary with the textblock. It probably dates to the 13th century AH/AD 19th. It is composed of black, blind-tooled leather (without flap) and has a central lobed, pointed oval and pendants. The pastedowns are of colored 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
black leather
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.553.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 6 5/16 x W: 9 7/16 in. (16 x 24 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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