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Binding from Commentary on Select Verses of the Qur'an
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Binding from Commentary on Select Verses of the Qur'an


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Description This binding from Walters manuscript W.667 is contemporary with the textblock. It is composed of dark brown goatskin (with a flap) and has a large central lobed medallion with floral scroll work outlined in gold. The binding has some repairs.
Provenance Sayyid Burhan al-Din [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [seal dated 1039 AH, on fol. 1a]; al-Wazir al-Shahid 'Ali Pasha [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [waqf-stamp dated 1130 AH on fols. 1a, 1b, 2a]; 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 (Ottoman)
Medium
dark-brown goatskin with gold
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.667.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 9 5/8 x W: 5 5/16 in. (24.5 x 13.5 cm)
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