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Binding from Five Poems (Quintet)


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Description This brown leather binding from Walters manuscript W.609 has a stamped center and side panels brushed with gold, and no flap. The binding has an inscription in the upper and lower rectangles, and doublures with blue dentelle-style filigree work. The binding may be original to the manuscript but was repaired at a later stage in the codex's history.
Provenance Muhammad Asharf ibn Muhammad Khatam al-Husayni, 1173 AH/AD 1759-1760 [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [seal impression on fols. 1a and 401a]; Husayn …[?], 1308 AH/AD 1890-1891 [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [ownership statement on fol. 1b]; 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
922 AH/AD 1516 (?) (Safavid (?))
Medium
brown leather with gold
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.609.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 11 7/16 x W: 6 7/8 in. (29 x 17.5 cm)
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