Illuminated Leaf from a Latin Psalter

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Creator

(Unknown)

Title

Illuminated Leaf from a Latin Psalter

Date

15th century (?)

Coverage

France

Description

This single parchment leaf on thin, smooth parchment is small and elegant in its script and helpful for teaching manuscript production and provenance. The alternating initials in red and blue and the follicle marks lead into discussion of making parchment, and lining, writing, and illuminating manuscripts. The pencil number in the lower corner allows for discussion of the modern book trade.

Source

From the collection of Alisa K. Beer

Format

14x19 cm.