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Binding from Gospel Book
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Binding from Gospel Book


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Description Binding is non-original. Greek; perhaps seventeenth-century; tooled brown goatskin over grooved boards, with prominent brown calf repairs on exterior of upper and lower boards; many quires fortified with paper at gutter; raised endbands; paper pastedowns; parchment flyleaf, probably added by Leon Gruel (foliated as fol. 1); traces of pins and fastening braids
Provenance 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
17th century (?)
Medium
Greek; perhaps seventeenth-century; tooled brown goatskin over grooved boards, with prominent brown calf repairs on exterior of upper and lower boards; many quires fortified with paper at gutter; raised endbands; paper pastedowns; parchment flyleaf, probably added by Leon Gruel (foliated as fol. 1); traces of pins and fastening braids
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Accession Number
W.528.binding
Measurements
Overall: 9 1/16 x 6 1/2 in. (23 x 16.5 cm)
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Not On View

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