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Prayer book

Designed in the form of a late medieval manuscript with Jacquard machine woven silk pages which are decorated with coats of arms and other marginal ornaments. Bound in leather. Tooled leather end papers; has own protective case; condition good.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

French (Lyon),

Object Place

Lyon, France

Accession Number

62.212

Medium or Technique

Jacquard-woven silk with leather binding

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Books and manuscripts, Books