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Mermaid. detail. France 13-14th century

Mermaid. detail. France 13-14th cent. Royal 10E BL

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Illuminated manuscript initial

Plethora

This individual illuminated manuscript initial (spliced together from screencaps) exists as a fragment and was probably produced in Italy...

Book of Hours, Cat beating cymbal, from a marginal cycle of images of the funeral of Renard the Fox, Walters Manuscript W.102, fol. 78v detail by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts, via Flickr

Book of Hours, Cat beating cymbal, from a marginal cycle of images of the funeral of Renard the Fox, Walters Manuscript W.102, fol. 78v detail

This is a finely illuminated and iconographically rich Book of Hours, made in England at the end of the thirteenth century. The manuscript is incomplete and misbound. Its main artist can also be found at work in a Bible, Oxford, Bodleian Library Ms. Auct. D.3.2, and a Psalter, Cambridge, Trinity College Cambridge Ms. O.4.16. The manuscript contains a number of unusual texts including the Hours of Jesus Crucified, and the Office of St. Catherine. The patron of the manuscript is not clear: a…

Detail from The Luttrell Psalter, British Library Add MS 42130 (medieval manuscript,1325-1340), f164v

Detail from The Luttrell Psalter, British Library Add MS 42130 (medieval manuscript,1325-1340), f164v

from "Rothschild Canticles", Flanders, 14th century - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 404, fol. 156v, 137v, 148, 130

from "Rothschild Canticles", Flanders, 14th century - Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 404, fol. 156v, 137v, 148, 130

Sacramentary  	      Attributed to Nivardus of Milan  Ottonian, Fleury, France…

Sacramentary (Getty Museum)

Sacramentary; Unknown; Beauvais (probably), France; first quarter of 11th century; Tempera colors, gold, silver, and ink on parchment bound between pasteboard covered with greenish-brown morocco; Leaf: 23.2 × 17.9 cm (9 1/8 × 7 1/16 in.); Ms. Ludwig V 1 (83.MF.76); The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, Ms. Ludwig V 1; Rights Statement: No Copyright - United States

Bishop Cat  Fables, Germany 15th century (LA, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig XV 1, fol. 48r)

Bishop Cat Fables, Germany 15th century (LA, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Ms. Ludwig XV 1, fol. 48r)

Musician with parti-colored dagged tunic entertains medieval ladies. 13th century (ca.1250) France, Paris, The Morgan Bible AKA Maciejowski Bible, Pierpoint Morgan Library

Maciejowski Bible

Musician with parti-colored dagged tunic entertains medieval ladies. 13th century (ca.1250) France, Paris, The Morgan Bible AKA Maciejowski Bible, Pierpoint Morgan Library

Blog post about medieval bestiaries, with links to several online facsimilies. Image is Bodleian Library, MS. Bodley 764, f. 51r

Where the Wild Things Are: The Medieval Bestiary

By Jenneka Janzen While a bit denser than Maurice Sendak’s modern bed-time story, medieval bestiaries were, and still are, crowd-pleasers. A bestiary is a collection of short descriptions about a w…

- OPUS INCERTUM -: 4.SOBRETODO H. 1280-1285. Cantigas de Santa María de Alfonso X el Sabio, Biblioteca de San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid (detalle)

Indumentaria y costumbres en la España

CAPA AGUADERA: Prenda del siglo XVI y XVII de viajeros para protegerse de la lluvia y del frío. Era de fieltro y se confeccionaba con dos piezas semicirculares independientes, una más pequeña que la otra. La pequeña formaba un faldón. Dicho faldón podía no llevarse. Iba con una capilla para cubrir la cabeza y con dos pequeñas piezas que tapaba la boca. Se cerraba con corchetes y podía llevar guarniciones. 1577. Diversarum gentium armadura equestris, A. de Bruyn Colonia (imagen obtenida aquí)…

Book of Hours, MS M.919 fol. 34v - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours, MS M.919 fol. 34v - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts

Book of Hours, France, Paris, ca. 1418