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Fragment of Neck Border

Fragment of Neck Border

Attributed to Egypt

Fragment of a Border

Fragment of a Border

Attributed to Egypt

Copper-Alloy Balance Weight with Cross in a Circular Border

Copper-Alloy Balance Weight with Cross in a Circular Border

Crosses became a popular decoration on Byzantine weights. In Byzantium, precise measurement of goods was achieved by a set of standard balance weights.

Fragment of Neck Border

Fragment of Neck Border

Attributed to Egypt

Border relief fragment

Border relief fragment

Mesopotamia, Ctesiphon Sasanian

Fragment of a Border

Fragment of a Border

Attributed to Egypt

Full-page architectural border from BL Harley 3046, f. 10

Full-page architectural border from BL Harley 3046, f. 10

Full-page architectural border in colours and gold with a large historiated initial 'D'(ominus) with Pope Gregory the Great, putti, Jerome and another Church father, and the arms of Ferdinand I of Aragon, king ... more

Historiated initial and border from BL Arundel 74, f. 2v

Historiated initial and border from BL Arundel 74, f. 2v

Illuminated border and Initial 'N'(octiam) with an unfinished drawing of a seated man (possibly Bede) writing at the desk holding a quill and a knife, and on the bar border, a quadruped (dragon?). Image taken f... more

Illuminated border and initial from BL Arundel 74, f. 1

Illuminated border and initial from BL Arundel 74, f. 1

Initial 'R' with the arms of Henry Despenser, bishop of Norwich, in the upper margin the signature of 'William Howarde 1579', in the right margin an ink drawing of a lion rampant, and in the lower margin the i... more

Border Fragment
Border Fragment
Decorated initial and border from BL Eg 2904, f. 47

Decorated initial and border from BL Eg 2904, f. 47

Decorated initial and border. Image taken from f. 47 of Prayer book. Written in Dutch.

Border Fragment
Border Fragment
Border Fragment

Border Fragment

Peru, Lima province

Border Fragment
Border Fragment
Border Fragment

Border Fragment

Peru, Lima province

Border Fragment
Border Fragment with Musical Angel

Border Fragment with Musical Angel

Made in St. Denis, France

Miniature, historiated initial and full border from BL Arundel 443, f. 1

Miniature, historiated initial and full border from BL Arundel 443, f....

Miniature and historiated initial 'B'(onifacius) with the portrait of Boniface VIII, and full border with three shields of arms, at the beginning of the Liber sextus decretalium. Image taken from f. 1 of Glosse... more

Decorated panel and border from BL Add 14763, f. 163

Decorated panel and border from BL Add 14763, f. 163

Decorated panel around the initial words of Solomon ibn Gabirol's ~Keter malkhut~ (A Crown of Kingship) and partial border in the inner margin. Image taken from f. 163 of Miscellany of philosophical works inclu... more

Partial border from BL Add 14763, f. 201v

Partial border from BL Add 14763, f. 201v

Partial border between the two text columns, at the Hebrew translation of al-Farabi's ~Sefer Hathalot ha-Nimtzaot~ (The Book of Principles). Image taken from f. 201v of Miscellany of philosophical works includi... more

Decorated panel and border from BL Add 14763, f. 198v

Decorated panel and border from BL Add 14763, f. 198v

Decorated panel around the initial words of the Hebrew translation of al-Farabi's ~Sefer hathalot ha-nimtzaot~ (The Book of Principles) and partial border in the inner margin. Image taken from f. 198v of Miscel... more

Border from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 3v

Border from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 3v

Detail of the left-hand border. Image taken from f. 3v of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Border from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 3

Border from BL Royal 10 E IV, f. 3

Detail of medallion scenes within the lower border of the folio. Image taken from f. 3 of Decretals of Gregory IX with glossa ordinaria (the 'Smithfield Decretals'). Written in Latin.

Decorated initial and border from BL Stowe 941, ff. 3v-4

Decorated initial and border from BL Stowe 941, ff. 3v-4

Decorated initial and border at the beginning of the cartulary of the Benedictine priory of St Neot's, with a list of places mentioned on the facing folio. Image taken from ff. 3v-4 of Cartulary of the Benedict... more

Inhabited foliate border from BL Add 26974, f. 2

Inhabited foliate border from BL Add 26974, f. 2

Partial foliate border inhabited by birds, at the beginning of the book. Image taken from f. 2 of Sefer Maalot ha-Middot (The Book on Degrees of Virtue) by Jehiel ben Jekuthiel (ff. 1v-142v); portion of Shaar E... more

Inhabited foliate border from BL Add 26974, f. 1v

Inhabited foliate border from BL Add 26974, f. 1v

Partial foliate border inhabited by birds around the content of the book. Image taken from f. 1v of Sefer Maalot ha-Middot (The Book on Degrees of Virtue) by Jehiel ben Jekuthiel (ff. 1v-142v); portion of Shaar... more

Fragment of Border

Fragment of Border

Attributed to Spain, Toledo

Full border from BL Or 2201, f. 35

Full border from BL Or 2201, f. 35

Full border of geometric design at the Song of the Sea (Ex. 15). Image taken from f. 35 of Bible with ~masorah~ ('First Ibn Merwas Bible'). Written in Hebrew, Aramaic.

Fragment of Border

Fragment of Border

Made in Spain, Toledo

Fragment of Border

Fragment of Border

Attributed to Spain, Toledo

Full border from BL Or 2201, f. 34v

Full border from BL Or 2201, f. 34v

Full border of geometric design at the Song of the Sea (Ex. 15). Image taken from f. 34v of Bible with ~masorah~ ('First Ibn Merwas Bible'). Written in Hebrew, Aramaic.

Full border from BL Or 2201, f. 98

Full border from BL Or 2201, f. 98

Full foliate border at Deuteronomy 32. Image taken from f. 98 of Bible with ~masorah~ ('First Ibn Merwas Bible'). Written in Hebrew, Aramaic.

Full border from BL Or 2201, f. 97v

Full border from BL Or 2201, f. 97v

Full foliate border at Deuteronomy 32. Image taken from f. 97v of Bible with ~masorah~ ('First Ibn Merwas Bible'). Written in Hebrew, Aramaic.

Fragment of Border

Fragment of Border

Attributed to Spain, Toledo

Fragment of Border

Fragment of Border

Attributed to Spain, Toledo

Decorated initial and border from BL Sloane 3097, f. 3v

Decorated initial and border from BL Sloane 3097, f. 3v

Decorated initial 'M'(ulier) and a partial border with many birds, a squirrel, a butterfly and a grotesque figure fighting a snake, at the beginning of chapter 1 of Bernardus de Gordonio's De conservatione vita... more

Bar border from BL Eg 3277, f. 45

Bar border from BL Eg 3277, f. 45

Text page with bar border of hybrid creatures and a ram. Image taken from f. 45 of Psalter, Use of Sarum ('The Bohun Psalter and Hours'), imperfect. Written in Latin and Anglo-Norman (one folio).

Bar border from BL Eg 3277, f. 10

Bar border from BL Eg 3277, f. 10

Text page with a bar border of hybrid figures and illuminated initials. Image taken from f. 10 of Psalter, Use of Sarum ('The Bohun Psalter and Hours'), imperfect. Written in Latin and Anglo-Norman (one folio).

Border from BL Royal 19 D II, f. 273

Border from BL Royal 19 D II, f. 273

Detail of the lower border of the miniature. Image taken from f. 273 of Bible historiale complétée moyenne (the 'Bible Historiale of John the Good'). Written in French.

Bar border from BL Eg 3277, f. 100v

Bar border from BL Eg 3277, f. 100v

Bar border with hybrid creatures. Image taken from f. 100v of Psalter, Use of Sarum ('The Bohun Psalter and Hours'), imperfect. Written in Latin and Anglo-Norman (one folio).

Inhabited border from BL Or 5024, f. 97v

Inhabited border from BL Or 5024, f. 97v

Detail of a border inhabited by animals and birds. Image taken from f. 97v of Decisions of Isaiah of Trani the Younger (~Pisqei Rabbi Yeshayah Aharon~). Written in Hebrew.

Inhabited border from BL Or 5024, f. 3v

Inhabited border from BL Or 5024, f. 3v

Detail of a foliate border with leaves forming medallions inhabited by animals and birds. Image taken from f. 3v of Decisions of Isaiah of Trani the Younger (~Pisqei Rabbi Yeshayah Aharon~). Written in Hebrew.

Initial-word panel and inhabited border from BL Or 5024, f. 171

Initial-word panel and inhabited border from BL Or 5024, f. 171

Detail of a page: decorated initial-word panel and foliate border with leaves forming medallions inhabited by animals. Image taken from f. 171 of Decisions of Isaiah of Trani the Younger (~Pisqei Rabbi Yeshayah... more

Inhabited foliate border from BL Or 5024, f. 97v

Inhabited foliate border from BL Or 5024, f. 97v

The initial words of the section on Seder Nashim (Laws of Women) is accompanied by decorated panels. Full foliate border inhabited by animals and birds. Image taken from f. 97v of Decisions of Isaiah of Trani t... more

Inhabited foliate border from BL Or 5024, f. 56

Inhabited foliate border from BL Or 5024, f. 56

Detail of a page: decorated initial-word panel accompanied with a partial foliate border coming out of the mouths of two lion heads. Image taken from f. 56 of Decisions of Isaiah of Trani the Younger (~Pisqei R... more

Initial-word panel and foliate border from BL Or 5024, f. 3v

Initial-word panel and foliate border from BL Or 5024, f. 3v

Decorated initial-word panel, and partial foliate border with leaves forming medallions inhabited by animals and birds, and with an emblem of a lion and a rooster in the upper left corner. Image taken from f. 3... more

Inhabited border from BL Or 5024, f. 3v

Inhabited border from BL Or 5024, f. 3v

Detail of a foliate border with leaves forming medallions inhabited by animals and birds. Image taken from f. 3v of Decisions of Isaiah of Trani the Younger (~Pisqei Rabbi Yeshayah Aharon~). Written in Hebrew.

Inhabited border from BL Or 5024, f. 97v

Inhabited border from BL Or 5024, f. 97v

Detail of a border inhabited by animals and birds. Image taken from f. 97v of Decisions of Isaiah of Trani the Younger (~Pisqei Rabbi Yeshayah Aharon~). Written in Hebrew.

Inhabited full border from BL Or 2736, f. 10

Inhabited full border from BL Or 2736, f. 10

Full foliate border inhabited by animals and hybrids, including an initial-word panel, at the beginning of the ~siddur~. Image taken from f. 10 of Prayer book (~siddur~), Italian rite, with the books of Psalms,... more

Border
Ornamental Border of the Augsburg Diocese (Schr. 2024c)
Decorated initial and border from BL Eg 1999, f. 69

Decorated initial and border from BL Eg 1999, f. 69

Decorated initial 'Q'(uelle) with a crowned half-bust figure and a partial white-wine border, at the beginning of book 3; the border in the lower margin is a 15th-century replacement. Image taken from f. 69 of ... more

Fragment of Border

Fragment of Border

Made in Norfolk, England

Full white vine border from BL Harley 2648, f. 1

Full white vine border from BL Harley 2648, f. 1

Full white vine border with a large initial 'S'(emper). Image taken from f. 1 of Satires (index Saturae, Satirae); Persius. Written in Latin.

Detail: Border from BL Arundel 103, f. 4

Detail: Border from BL Arundel 103, f. 4

Part of the border with an Agnus dei, at the beginning of the prologue. Image taken from f. 4 of Vita Christi (chapters 1-60). Written in Latin.

Detail: Border from BL Arundel 103, f. 4

Detail: Border from BL Arundel 103, f. 4

Part of the border with the arms of the Rotenhan family of Bamberg, at the beginning of the prologue. Image taken from f. 4 of Vita Christi (chapters 1-60). Written in Latin.

Puzzle initial and three-sided border from BL Arundel 103, f. 4

Puzzle initial and three-sided border from BL Arundel 103, f. 4

Puzzle initial 'F'(undamentum) and three-sided border with an Agnus dei and heraldic arms, at the beginning of the prologue. Image taken from f. 4 of Vita Christi (chapters 1-60). Written in Latin.

Border from BL YT 16, f. 1

Border from BL YT 16, f. 1

Detail of a section of the full foliate border with heraldic arms, at the beginning of Jerome's prologue to the Bible. Image taken from f. 1 of Bible. Written in Latin.

Full white vine border from BL Harley 2662, f. 1

Full white vine border from BL Harley 2662, f. 1

Full white vine border inhabited by putti, with a white vine initial 'P'(ost), and, in the lower margin, a circlet of vines framing arms that have been effaced. Image taken from f. 1 of Institutiones. Written in Latin.

Full border and white vine initial from BL Harley 4769, f. 1

Full border and white vine initial from BL Harley 4769, f. 1

Full acanthus border with a large white vine initial 'P'(rofitetur) and the Fiato arms in the lower margin. Image taken from f. 1 of Epitome in vitas scriptorum illustrium. Written in Latin.

Partial white vine border from BL Harley 2764, f. 1

Partial white vine border from BL Harley 2764, f. 1

Partial white vine border with an initial 'I'(n) and the helm, motto and arms of the Sacrati family of Ferrara. The initial is an addition, cut from another manuscript and pasted into the original white vine bo... more

White vine initial and border from BL Harley 3261, f. 2

White vine initial and border from BL Harley 3261, f. 2

White-vine initial 'L'(eo) with decoration forming a partial border at the beginning of the text (should be 'D'(eo)); the arms of Jean Jouffroy, bishop of Arras from 1453, enclosed in a wreath with the name 'IO... more

White vine border from BL Harley 2593, f. 1

White vine border from BL Harley 2593, f. 1

White vine border inhabited by putti, birds, animals, and insects, framing Manetti's dedication of the text to Alfonso, King of Aragon, with an author portrait in the initial, and an unidentified coat of arms ... more

Partial border from BL Harley 2526, f. 5v

Partial border from BL Harley 2526, f. 5v

Partial border with foliate motifs, gold besants, red and blue penstems, and illuminated initial 'V'(os). Image taken from f. 5v of Vita Terentii (ff. 1-3); Comoediae (index Comedies) (ff. 5-130v). Written in Latin.

Full border and decorated initial from BL Harley 4342, f. 1

Full border and decorated initial from BL Harley 4342, f. 1

Full floral border with a decorated initial 'Q'(uoniam), and an excised coat of arms in the lower margin. Image taken from f. 1 of Summa Pisana (index Summa de casibus conscientiae, Summa Pisanella). Written in Latin.

Partial border from BL Harley 3691, f. 109

Partial border from BL Harley 3691, f. 109

Partial border with a large initial 'C'(um) with a series of faces in profile and thirteen smaller initials with penwork decoration. Image taken from f. 109 of Historia (1-222v) and Five Books of Commentaries o... more

Three-sided white vine border from BL Harley 3477, f. 3

Three-sided white vine border from BL Harley 3477, f. 3

Three-sided white vine border with a large initial 'E'(usebium), a butterfly, two birds, and unidentified arms in the lower margin. Image taken from f. 3 of De evangelica praeparatione. Written in Latin.

White vine border from BL Harley 4862, f. 1

White vine border from BL Harley 4862, f. 1

White vine border with a portrait of Horace in a roundel, two putti, an unidentified coat of arms, and a large white vine initial 'M'(ecenas). Image taken from f. 1 of Opera. Written in Latin.