Floriated Bible LeafArtist(s)FrenchArtist NationalityFrench (culture or style)Object Creation Date14th centuryMedium & Supportink and gold leaf on vellumDimensions
11 ½ in x 7 ½ in (29.21 cm x 19.05 cm)Credit LineGift of Mrs. Carrol RobertsenSubject matter
Featured is a double-sided illuminated manuscript leaf with a foliate border of gold leaf, blue, and red that frames two columns of Latin blackletter script on the subject of Genesis XII, XIII, XIIII, detailing the story of Abraham. The border includes a delicate ivy vine that sprouts illuminated initials. An illuminated initial on the recto begins the border floriation, which is then terminated by the illuminated initials found on the verso.Physical Description
Two columns of light brown Latin blackletter script with foliate borders of red, blue, and gold leaf.Primary Object Classification Bound Work Primary Object TypemanuscriptAdditional Object Classification(s)Unbound WorkCollection AreaWesternRights
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