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Binding from Psalter


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Description Binding is non-original. Ca. 1900; purple velvet over millboard; sewn on five thin recessed cords; blind-tooled with an ivy leaf rolled border and a three-line roll formed into a saltire
Provenance Monastery in the Diocese of Augsburg, mid 13th century (calendar and litany); Bénigne-Charles Févret de Saint-Mémin (1770-1852) [see bookplate, front pastedown]; Sale, Kupitsch, Vienna, 1840 [see inscription, fol. 1r]; Professor Victor Goldschmidt, Heidelberg (d. 1927), by purchase (?); Léon Gruel, Paris, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, before 1931 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
mid 13th century
Medium
purple velvet over millboard; sewn on five thin recessed cords; blind-tooled with an ivy leaf rolled border and a three-line roll formed into a saltire
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.78.binding
Measurements
Overall: 9 5/16 x 6 9/16 in. (23.7 x 16.7 cm)
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