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Binding from Yusuf and Zulaykha
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Binding from Yusuf and Zulaykha


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Description This binding from Walters manuscript W.644 is composed of dark brown goatskin (with a flap). The binding has panel-stamped central and border divisions with floral and vine designs, brushed with gold. The red doublures have a central lobed medallion and cornerpieces of gold filigree work over colored paper with significant loses.
Provenance Papas-zadah …(?), [1]311 AH/AD 1893-1894 [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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Period
10th century AH/AD 16th century (Safavid)
Medium
dark brown goatskin with gold
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.644.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 8 11/16 x W: 5 1/2 in. (22 x 14 cm)
Geographies
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
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