Requires Photography

Book binding

German
16th century (?)
Artist Unidentified artist


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

31.8 x 22.5 cm (12 1/2 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2187

Medium or Technique

Leather

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Books

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