The Manuscript Codex * Binding
M√úLEMMA
A design stamped on leather in which gilding is applied both to the areas of the design raised by the stamping as well as the surround that is not raised. Different shades of gold are sometimes used to distinguish the raised design from the ground.
 
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UBL Or. 14.485

 

 

AUTHORS: PAUL HEPWORTH AND KARIN SCHEPER