Esther scroll in decorative case - this is one of the 74 scrolls we are currently imaging as part of the Hebraic Manuscript Digitisation Project. Read more on our Collection Care blog.
Girdle book - LA LOI DU JUTLAND. C. DANEMARK 1490.
THE LAW OF JUTLAND. DENMARK C. 1490.
“Ishiyama-gire” Fragment of the Iseshu Poetry Anthology (12th century) Attributed Fujiwara no Sadanobu, Japan 石山切(貫之集下) 藤原定信筆
altered book, via teaching literacy. reminds me of a certain class in riley.
René Lalique Joan of Arc pendant. Enamelled gold rectangular pendant enclosing a gold relief representing Joan of Arc burnt at the stake, with a man below holding up a crucifix, framed by flames to every side, sapphire hanging below, c1900 Rene Lalique (1860-1945).
Triangle Book of Autumn Poem by Miyako Akai. 70 copies. Published in 2011, Kototsubo. Book Size: H28×W30×D5mm, 20pp.
The wooden boards of medieval book bindings were skillfully hewn from the quarter cuts of fine beech and oak timber or possibly nut tree wood. These wooden boards were covered with materials of exquisite quality including fine textiles, and supple and snowy colored tawed skins. We can add to this the elaborate embroidery of endbands, engraved metal work, ornamental markers and index buttons and, perhaps, a velvet or damask chemise. And everyone remarks on the leather chemise over-covering…
Embroidered Bible tells many stories | Cultural Compass
From the British Library's Americas Studies blog post 'The Constitution 225 Years Later' (20 June 2013). Image: The Constitutions of the Several Independent States of America, London, 1782.