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Initial D: David Pointing to His Mouth:Text fillers, right
Initial D: David Pointing to His Mouth:Text fillers, right
Each verse of the poetry of the psalms begins on a new line, leaving space at the ends of many lines for abstractly patterned bars and vine scrolls. These line fillers prevent any blank areas from appearing on the page.


Bute Master
French, northeastern France, about 1270 - 1280
Tempera colors and gold leaf on parchment
6 11/16 x 4 11/16 in.
MS. 46, FOL. 52V