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Night Belt Book

A Medieval book format used to explore the theme of night.
Media is gouache on elephant hide paper, bound into a leather case that holds the folded pages. They measure 3” x 6” closed, and 8.5” x 6.5” open. Held in private collection.

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Belt Books: I first saw an example of a medieval belt book at the Rosenbach Museum and Library in 1981, and made a series of book works using this format. These are two of the seven I made.

Night Belt Book: A Medieval book format used to explore the theme of night. Media is gouache on elephant hide paper, bound into a leather case that holds the folded pages They measure 3” x 6” closed, and 8.5” x 6.5” open. Held in private collection.

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Description

Belt Books: I first saw an example of a medieval belt book at the Rosenbach Museum and Library in 1981, and made a series of book works using this format. These are two of the seven I made.

Night Belt Book: A Medieval book format used to explore the theme of night. Media is gouache on elephant hide paper, bound into a leather case that holds the folded pages They measure 3” x 6” closed, and 8.5” x 6.5” open. Held in private collection.

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