Collection ID: 0001 | Metadata type: TEI

LJS 103 Reproduction of Sienese book covers.

Title

Reproduction of Sienese book covers.

Authors

Call number

LJS 103
(Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Rare Book & Manuscript Library)

Alternate identifiers

Publisher

The University of Pennsylvania Libraries

Origin

Date
between 1885 and 1889?
Place
Siena

Summary

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.

Extent

1 pair book covers ; 315 x 210 mm

Provenance

Subjects topical

Genres

Licenses

Decorations

Images


Front cover
0001_0000.tif (63.7 MB)
0001_0000_thumb.jpg (3.7 KB)
0001_0000_web.jpg (284.4 KB)
Decoration: Illustration, Parable of laborers in vineyard, Front cover

Inside front cover
0001_0001.tif (63.7 MB)
0001_0001_thumb.jpg (3.1 KB)
0001_0001_web.jpg (251.1 KB)

Inside back cover
0001_0002.tif (63.7 MB)
0001_0002_thumb.jpg (2.9 KB)
0001_0002_web.jpg (251.3 KB)

Back cover
0001_0003.tif (63.7 MB)
0001_0003_thumb.jpg (3.7 KB)
0001_0003_web.jpg (300.3 KB)
Decoration: Illustration, Coats of arms, Back cover