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Initial A: David Enthroned:Tooling in gold ground
Initial A: David Enthroned:Tooling in gold ground
The illuminator made patterns of tiny marks in the gold, known as tooling, to augment the ornamental effect of the initial.


Unknown
Austrian, Vienna, about 1420 - 1430
Tempera colors, gold leaf, and gold paint on parchment

16 1/2 x 12 3/16 in.
MS. LUDWIG V 6, FOL. 7