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Title [Manuscript decoration: border decoration]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Date [14th century]
Id Number Current Accession F.125.1-2
Id Number Current Repository 1324
Inscription T.E.B. number "5771C" in ink (see Administration); "7/6" in pencil
Location Creation Site North Italy (Bologna)
Subject Illuminated manuscripts;
Material Paint, gold leaf on parchment. (F.125.1 on the ´hair side´, .2 on the ´flesh side´).
Notes Mounted with F.124.1-2. These two fragments appear to be from the same manuscript which was probably a monastic choir book (such as a Gradual or an Antiphonal). These would have originally been part of the Central School's Teaching Examples Collection.
Object Notes Foliate border decoration with stylised tri-lobed flowers, berries and gold dots; red guide-lines or staves are visible. This is a fragment of a decorative border (in purple, green and gold) which would originally have surrounded a body of text, a miniature or a body of musical notation and text. The recto (and only side of this fragment visible) shows that this side of the parchment was the 'hair' side.
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Work Type Fine Art



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