Rawhide Cover card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Rawhide Cover


Currently not on display


Piece of rawhide to which is attached a narrow leather thong. Perhaps a book cover? Byzantine or more recent? CONDITION NOTE (1998): Very hard, remnants of hair, surface loss, surface dirt. Ex Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession number 12119; purchased for Sir Henry Wellcome at Stevens' auction house, London, 7 December 1920 lot 159.