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Binding from Yusuf and Zulaykha


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Description This non-original binding from Walters manuscript W.646 possibly dates to the13th century AH/AD 19th. The binding is composed of lacquer and has no flap. It is decorated with a floral design covering the whole surface of the boards, including the central ovals and pendants.
Provenance Muhammad Vali Mirza [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [fol.1a: Muhammad Vali Mirza]; Court librarian Mirza Baba, 1821 (?) [mode of acquisition unknown] [acquisition note on fol. 1a: made in Dar al-'Ibadah Yazd, dated Ramadan 1236 AH/AD 1821 and signed by the court librarian Mirza Baba; underneath a seal: 'Abduh Jahangir, 118[0](?) AH/AD 1766-1767]; 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
13th century AH/AD 19th century (?)
Medium
boards covered with lacquer
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.646.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 8 11/16 x W: 5 5/16 in. (22.0 x 13.5 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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