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The Oldest Sephardic Haggadah (Circa 1350)  ~ Considered the most beautiful Jewish illuminated manuscript in existence, and the oldest Sephardic Haggadah, the Sarajevo Haggadah, was produced in the mid-14th century in Barcelona, Spain. It was written on bleached calfskin and illuminated in copper and gold, and opens with 34 pages of illustrations of biblical scenes from creation through the death of Moses.  It is preserved at the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina  in Sarajevo.

SEFARAD / Jewish Spain - Considered the most beautiful Jewish illuminated manuscript in existence, and the oldest Sephardic Haggadah, the Sarajevo Haggadah, was produced in Barcelona, Spain.

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Bugs in books --- Detail of a marginal dragonfly and dragon, from the Lovell Lectionary, England (probably Glastonbury), c. 1400 – c. Harley MS f.

Egerton 1067.  Origin 	France, Central (Paris) Date 	c. 1480

Egerton Origin France, Central (Paris) Date c. – Looking For Friendship, Meeting New People or Finding Love

Illuminated initial A from a medieval bestiary

Items similar to Vintage Illuminated Manuscript Print Large Letter A or I or M or N or T, Celtic, Romanesque style, 5 choices on Etsy

Premonstratensian Psalter, Initial E (Exultate deo), Walters Manuscript W.25, fol. 90v by Walters Art Museum  Via Flickr:  This late twelfth- or early thirteenth-century Psalter was made for a female supplicant, and is of Premonstratensian Use. Created and used in Rhineland, Germany, it remained there until the French Revolution, after which it was eventually acquired by the English book collector Sir Thomas Phillipps. The Psalter is liturgical, and therefore has eight divisions for the…

Premonstratensian Psalter, Initial E (Exultate deo), Walters Manuscript W.25, fol. 90v by Walters Art Museum Via Flickr: This late twelfth- or early thirteenth-century Psalter was made for a female supplicant, and is of Premonstratensian Use. Created and used in Rhineland, Germany, it remained there until the French Revolution, after which it was eventually acquired by the English book collector Sir Thomas Phillipps. The Psalter is liturgical, and therefore has eight divisions for the…

Gospel Lectionary, Ornamented headpiece and initial letter "E," with the Resurrection of Christ, and the St. John the Baptist Preaching (John 1:6-9), Walters Manuscript W.535, fol. 9r by Walters Art Museum Illuminated Manuscripts on Flickr

Gospel Lectionary, Ornamented headpiece and initial letter "E," with the Resurrection of Christ, and the St. John the Baptist Preaching (John Walters Manuscript fol.

The magnificent Bible of Borso d’Este represents the zenith of Ferrarese miniature painting and one of the highpoints of Italian Renaissance manuscript illumination. It was commissioned by Borso d’Este (1413–71), the first duke of Ferrara, who intended it as a demonstration of the splendor of the House of Este, which at the time was competing with Florence and the court of the Medici for international status. The manuscript was completed between 1455 and 1461

The magnificent Bible of Borso d’Este - an example of Ferrarese manuscript illumination in the Italian Renaissance.

Made me think it would make a neat quilt pattern - uneven, short, strips pieced together - probably wouldn't be easy and may need to be hand-pieced [yes and yes. but possibly applique? jh]

DIY Shibori

Montpellier, Bibliothèque interuniversitaire. Section Médecine, H 418, detail of f. 107v.  Institutes of Justinian (15th century)

A soldier armed with long sword and buckler fighting a giant snail. Section Médecine, H detail of f. Institutes of Justinian century)

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Ant Latin name: Formica Other names: Formi, Furmi Ants harvest grain to store for the winter The Medieval Bestiary

Book of Hours, MS H.5 fol. 89r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

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

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