1-12 Codex and Craft at BGC

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    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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