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Binding from Work on the Duties of Muslims Towards the Prophet Muhammad with an Account of His Life
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Binding from Work on the Duties of Muslims Towards the Prophet Muhammad with an Account of His Life


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Description Walters manuscript W.580 is bound in this reddish-brown goatskin binding with gold-tooled frame and central medallion of geometric design with two pendants. The binding was produced in the Maghreb in the 12th century AH/AD 18th.
Exhibitions
  • Bindings from the Islamic World. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988.
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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12th century AH/AD 18th century
Medium
reddish-brown gold-tooled goatskin
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.580.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 10 5/8 x W: 7 7/8 in. (27.0 x 20.0 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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