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Taymouth Hours Gown

I'm full of plans for a new gown, based on a series of illuminations in the Taymouth Hours, a manuscript from early 14th century England. The illuminations that caught my eye feature a series of noblewomen hunting with everything from dogs to nets to bows to hawks. In the main manuscript, these illuminations start around page 68. In these four close ups, you can see the gist of the style. There's a long, tight sleeved gown, with a shorter, split sided, tippeted (if it's not a word, it should…

suicide of Saul Bible, England 13th century Angers, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 9, fol. 62r

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suicide of Saul Bible, England 13th century Angers, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 9, fol. 62r

Das Ende der Welt: An Overlooked German Apocalypse

‘Bad work’: that is how M.R. James described an unusual German Apocalypse at the British Library, in his 1927 Schweich Lectures on The Apocalypse in Art. The full-page illustrations in Add MS 15243 – which was published on Digitised Manuscripts at the end of 2014 – may lack some of...

Destined for Defeat: Later, the corrupt sons of Eli, leading a procession of men who bear the Ark, accompany the Israelite army into battle against the Philistines. The last member of the cavalry looks over his shoulder toward the Ark; his worried expression foretokens the destruction that awaits the army. (1 Kings 4:1–4)

panel 4, Folio 20 verso - The Morgan Crusader Bible of Louis IX or Maciejowski Bible or The Bible of Shah Abbas

Destined for Defeat: Later, the corrupt sons of Eli, leading a procession of men who bear the Ark, accompany the Israelite army into battle against the Philistines. The last member of the cavalry looks over his shoulder toward the Ark; his worried expression foretokens the destruction that awaits the army. (1 Kings 4:1–4)

Cod. Pal. germ. 848  Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift (Codex Manesse)  Zürich, ca. 1300 bis ca. 1340 Folio: 204r

Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg, Cod. Pal. germ. 848 Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift (Codex Manesse) (Zürich, ca. 1300 bis ca. 1340)

: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift (Codex Manesse); Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg (ub@ub.uni-heidelberg.de)

Topsell's The History of Four-footed Beasts and Serpents Woodcuts: Mimick or Getulian-Dog

Detail from medieval manuscript, British Library Stowe MS 17 'The Maastricht Hours', f224v

Detail from medieval manuscript, British Library Stowe MS 17 'The Maastricht Hours', f224v

MS M.638, fol. 37v

David Feasts with Michal and Abner, Abner's Pledge to David, Joab Slays Abner, David Informed of Joab's Crime, Old Testament Miniatures, France, Paris, 1240s, MS M.638 (fol. 37v)

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