Case for a Book Date: century Culture: French (?) Medium: Leather (Cuir bouilli) and metal mounts Dimensions: Overall: 8 x 6 x 4 in. x x cm) Classification: Leatherwork Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Adele O.
Oxford Asian Textile Group’s first outing of 2011 to see Japanese textiles at the Ashmolean Museum… …huge pattern book, full of all the different stencil patterns that could be printed onto fabric to make into a kimono…”
Book / Shrine, Cumdach of the Stowe Missal -A cumdach (IPA: [ˈkuṽdax]) or book shrine is an elaborate ornamented box or case used as a reliquary to enshrine books regarded as relics of the saints who had used them in Early Medieval Ireland.