Letter “I” from 16th century book of hoursdetails

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Letter “I” from 16th century book of hours

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The letter I painted in red and gold used as a decorative initial. This is what in calligraphy today is called a built-up letter, made with multiple pen or brush strokes. However, it was then gilded with gold.

This image was on image 14 of the Library of Congress page images.

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