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Book binding

Brown leather embossed in gold in rectangular designs with bands of scrolls and animals, vases in corners and in center. Inside, painted on blue band in gilt "HERRERO". Corners broken.

Provenance

1921, gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

German, 16th century (?)

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

21.2187

Medium or Technique

Leather

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Books and manuscripts, Books