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Blind-stamped calf binding over wooden boards, 16th century

Blind-stamped calf binding over wooden boards, 16th century

Possibly from the Netherlands, or Lower Rhine; rectangular frame made of blind-tooled fillet and palmettes rolls intersecting at corners into square with circular stamps of an owl, central panel in diaper design decorated with lozenge ornaments.

Title: Zehu sheʻur mah she-hidpasnu be-hibur zeh ... [Second Rabbinic Bible] (Venice, 1524)
Shelfmark: K.10.1 (catalogue record)

16th centuryHebrewK.10.1bindingsblindstampedcalfprovenance