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Title [Manuscript illumination: border decoration]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Date mid 15th century
Id Number Current Accession F.43
Id Number Current Repository 1228
Inscription T.E.B. number "3822" (see Administration)
Location Creation Site France (Paris?)
Subject Illuminated manuscripts;
Material Paint and gold on parchment
Notes See F.41. Manuscript fragment, mounted on card. Probably from a Book of Hours. This is a particularly good example of a anthropomorphic border decoration; that is, a border inhabited or decorated with human figures. It is also a good example of the finely detailed qualities of 15th century Parisian illumination. This would have originally been part of the Central School's Teaching Examples Collection.
Object Notes Inhabited (anthropomorphic) floriate border decoration, male figure (wearing turban), scroll and large flowers in bright pinks and greens.
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Work Type Fine Art
 

 

 

 

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