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Reproduction of Sienese book covers.
- Reproduction of Sienese book covers.
- 19th-century reproduction of the wooden covers used in the 15th century on the tavolette della biccerna (tax account books) in the Archivio di Stato of Siena, comprising two painted wooden panels joined by a leather spine. The center of the upper cover depicts the parable of the laborers in the vineyard; the center of the lower cover has a central coat of arms flanked by four smaller coats of arms; both have gilt dividing lines patterned with repeated small punches or impressions. Worm damage visible on the inner surfaces of the covers.
- 1 pair book covers; 315 x 210 mm.
- Bookbinding; Laborers in the vineyard (Parable)
- Call Number:
- LJS 103