Parchment making. Pumice; gum sandarac; & finished page of calf skin.
5th-16th c European Books & Manuscripts
(c. 400 - c. 1500)
Pumice; Gum sandarac; Vellum
Los Angeles. J. Paul Getty Trust Museum.
Pumice was used to smooth vellum. Gum sandarac was used to clean vellum and to prepare it for writing and illumination. The finished page is from the 1400s.
MEDIEVAL | Parchment making. Pumice; gum sandarac; & finished page of calf skin. | c. 400-1500 | European |
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