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1-12 Codex and Craft at BGC | by MsSusanB
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1-12 Codex and Craft at BGC

Elaborately decorated bookbinding fragments for 9th to 10th century Gospels. Leather over papyrus and thread. Features open cutwork, leather strips over gilding, intricate cuts – the same techniques used in making footwear. Collection: Morgan Library

Installation views of “The Codex and Craft in Late Antiquity”

Bard Graduate Center Gallery

New York, New York

February 23 – July 8, 2018

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Taken on February 21, 2018