Manuscipt Bindings.Sacramentary; Prayer book; & Bible.
11th-15th c European Books & Manuscripts
(c. 400 - c. 1500)
Gilt silver; Brass; Niello; Oak; Silk; Leather
Los Angeles. J. Paul Getty Trust Museum.
The cover for the sacramentary (12th c.) was made in Belgium of gilt silver; brass; and niello over oak boards covered with red silk. The prayer book (c. 1470-1480) is from Prague. The Bible (c. 1450) is from Cologne and is made from stamped leather over oak boards and is about 15 in. by 11 in.
MEDIEVAL | Manuscipt Bindings. Sacramentary; Prayer book; & Bible.| c. 1025-1480 | European |
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