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Treatise of Jurisprudence

Object Name:
Folios from a non-illustrated manuscript
Date:
late 15th–16th century
Geography:
Probably made in Syria
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper
Classification:
Codices
Credit Line:
Bequest of Adrienne Minassian, 1994
Accession Number:
1997.294
Not on view
Adrienne Minassian, New York (until d. 1994; bequeathed to MMA)
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