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  • Esther Scroll (IV.1)




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    Esther Scroll


    Manuscript ID:
    Esther Scroll (IV.1)

    Place:
    Italy

    Date:
    Second half of the 18th century

    Description:
    Hand-painted Ink and gouache on parchment, 5 membranes, 23 text columns, 14 lines per column 110 × 2865 mm (4.3 × 112.8 in.) Wooden roller, 195 mm (7.7 in.)

    English Text:

    Scroll opens with the image of a elaborate crown adjoining a decorative floral motif shaped in a semicircle. The text columns are separated by simple vertical bands decorated with floral forms at either end.


    Manuscript Link:
    https://huc.on.worldcat.org/oclc/1015374354


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