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Binding from Book of Kings (Shahnama)
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Binding from Book of Kings (Shahnama)


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Description This non-original binding from Walters manuscript W.602 dates to the 13th century AH/AD 19th. It is composed of Qajar-style lacquer boards (no flap) and has central ovals and pendants decorated with animal scenes. The doublures are decorated with dentelle-style filigree work.
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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13th century AH/AD 19th century
Medium
boards covered with lacquer
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.602.binding
Measurements
Folio H: 14 3/8 x W: 9 1/4 in. (36.5 x 23.5 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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