Book of Hours, Rosenwald MS. 10 (page 3/3)

[picture: Letter ``D'' from 16th century book of hours]

Letter “D” from 16th century book of hours

The letter D painted in blue and gold used as a decorative initial. More precisely there’s gold leaf on a blue background. [more...] [$]

[picture: Letter ``S'' from 16th century book of hours]

Letter “S” from 16th century book of hours

The letter S painted in blue and gold used as a decorative initial. More precisely there’s gold leaf on a blue background. [more...] [$]

[picture: Twig line filler]

Twig line filler

A decorative ornament in the shape of a twig, used to fill the space on a short line up to the margin. [more...] [$]

[picture: Letter ``O'' from 16th century book of hours]

Letter “O” from 16th century book of hours

The letter O painted in blue and gold and used as a decorative initial or drop cap. This image was on image 24 of the library of Congress page images. [more...] [$]

[picture: Ornate blue and gold full-page border]

Ornate blue and gold full-page border

A sumptuous and ornate medieval hand-drawn full-page frame or cartouch from this early sixteenth-century book of hours. Gem-encrusted golden vases and styilized leaves are on a solid blue background. I have left the background cream-coloured like the original vellum. Changing the blue to a purple or red will also look very splended and [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Miniature painting of a woman reading a music book]

Miniature painting of a woman reading a music book

A MediƦval (OK, Medieval in America) miniature painting taken from a Latin book of hours. The picture shows a richly-dressed woman reading from a book, seemingly of music; she also holds a peacock feather, presumably to signify that she is of noble birth. [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Letter ``F'' from 16th century book of hours]

Letter “F” from 16th century book of hours

The letter F painted in blue and gold used as a decorative initial. [more...] [$]


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