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Leaf from a Missal Date: ca. 1290 Geography: Made in, Beauvais (?), France Culture: French Medium: Tempera and gold leaf on parchment Dimensions: Overall: 11 5/16 x 7 11/16 in. (28.7 x 19.5 cm) Mat size: 21 7/8 x 15 15/16 in. (55.6 x 40.5 cm) Classification: Manuscripts & Illuminations
One of the first Arabic scripts was developed in 7th century in a small town in Iraqi named Kufa. leaf fro Qur'an late 11th or 12th century Iran or Afghanistan in eastern kufic script an example of geometric Kufic script from 11th or 12th century Kufic script had angular character.Script was legible and controlled by precise measurement of letters.
Manuscript Leaf from a Missal Date: late 15th century Culture: Austrian Medium: Parchment, tempera, ink, shell gold, gold leaf Dimensions: Overall: 14 3/16 x 10 1/16 in. (36 x 25.5 cm) Historiated initial: 5 7/16 x 5 1/4 in. (13.8 x 13.3 cm) Study mat size: 17 15/16 x 14 in. (45.5 x 35.5 cm) Classification: Manuscripts & Illuminations Credit Line: Bequest of Mrs. A. M. Minturn, 1890
Manuscript Leaf Date: 14th century Geography: Made in, Bologna (?), Italy Culture: Italian Medium: Parchment, tempera, ink, gold leaf Dimensions: Overall: 11 11/16 x 8 in. (29.7 x 20.3 cm) Mat size: 19 1/4 x 14 3/16 in. (48.9 x 36.1 cm) Classification: Manuscripts & Illuminations Credit Line: Gift of Louis L. Lorillard, 1896, transferred from the Library
Manuscript Leaf with Initial S, from a Gradual Date: second quarter 15th century Geography: Made in probably Mainz, Germany Culture: German Medium: Tempera, ink, and metal leaf on parchment Dimensions: 19 3/4 x 14 1/8 in. (50.1 x 35.9 cm)