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||Goatskin (includes morocco, turkey etc)
||Tooled in blind; Tooled in gold
||Mudejar, Moorish inspired geometric; Interlacing ribbon/strapwork; Islamic
||Qur’an (pt 7) Manuscript [Marakesh, c1256].
||The binding of this Qur’an was probably made during the Marinid dynasty (which ruled the Berber tribe in the thirteenth-century). The Marinids lived in present day Morocco and Spain. 280 x 220 (250 with flap extended) x 288 mm. According to Colin Baker, the binding is the earliest known example of gold tooling on a leather binding.