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Binding from Gospel Book


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Description Binding is non-original. Early twentieth-century (probably Leon Gruel); tooled leather over squared wooden board; five brass bosses on each cover; slightly raised endbands; pastedowns are fragments from Chicago, University of Chicago Library MS 138, fourteenth century
Provenance Leon Gruel, Paris, late 19th - early 20th century [date and mode oac acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, MD, before 1931 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
20th century
Medium
Early twentieth-century (probably Leon Gruel); tooled leather over squared wooden board; five brass bosses on each cover; slightly raised endbands; pastedowns are fragments from Chicago, University of Chicago Library MS 138, fourteenth century
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Accession Number
W.523.binding
Measurements
Overall: 8 11/16 x 6 5/16 x 4 5/16 in. (22 x 16 x 11 cm)
Geographies
  • France, Paris (Place of Binding)
  • Byzantium (Place of Binding)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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