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Illuminated manuscript bifolio/double leaf
  • France or Flanders
  • Illuminated manuscript bifolio/double leaf, 1400s
  • Where object was made: France or Flanders
  • ink, tempera, gold on vellum
  • Paper Type: vellum
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16.8 x 22.7 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 6 5/8 x 8 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1248

Latin text, ink-ruled, with large decorated red, blue, gold initials. Double leaf with binding holes down vertical center. Latin text cartouches on all pages with illuminated initials in red and blue, with gold and white detailing. Right leaf recto has floral border around text, and large decorated initial "D" center left in text, with flower and leaves inside.