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Binding from Three Short Sufi Works


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Description This binding from Walters manuscript W.643 is not contemporary with the textblock. It is composed of dark brown leather (with a flap) attached backwards. The binding has a gold-brushed panel-stamped design with doublures with filigree work on a multi-colored ground of blue, orange, pink, and green.
Provenance Alllah Muhammad 'Ali, 1030 AH/AD 1620-1621 [mode of acquisition unknown] [Round seal in the center of fol. 1a]; Unknown owner, 22 Jum. II 1105 AH/AD 1694 [mode of acquisition unknown] [a note on fol. 1a]; Mahmud, 1115 AH/AD 1703-1704 [mode of acquisition unknown] [Square seal with name Mahmud (partially erased) and an inscription with the date on fol. 1a]; Husayn Shah Ghulami, Dhu al-Qa'dah 1127 AH/AD 1715 [mode of acquisition unknown] [Octagonal seal with name underneath an inscription giving the date on fol. 1a]; Husayn Qavam (?), Daftar, 1301 AH/AD 1883-1884 [mode of acquisition unknown] [ownership statement on fol. 2a]; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
n.d.
Medium
dark brown leather with gold doblures on a multi-colored ground
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.643.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 8 7/8 x W: 5 1/8 in. (22.5 x 13.0 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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