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Binding from Collection of Poems (divan)
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Binding from Collection of Poems (divan)

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Description The binding from Walters manuscript W.631 is composed of dark brown leather (with a flap). The binding is decorated with a gold-brushed central panel and frames panel-stamped in relief; a central panel with lobed medallion and pendants, and an allover floral and vine decoration.
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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946 AH/AD 1539 (Safavid)
dark brown leather with gold
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
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Folio H: 8 11/16 x W: 5 1/8 in. (22 x 13 cm)
  • Iran (Place of Origin)
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