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Binding from Qur'an


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Description This binding from Walters manuscript W.562 is not contemporary with the text block. It probably dates to the 11th century AH/AD 17th and is composed of black goatskin (with a flap). The binding has a central blind-tooled lobed oval with a floral motif and pastedowns of marbled 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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11th century AH/AD 17th century (?)
Medium
black goatskin with marbled paper pastedowns
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.562.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 14 15/16 x W: 11 in. (38 x 28 cm)

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