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    • Dames, doilies, & divorce.

    • Dames, doilies, & divorce.

    • Mixed media textiles--Kentucky--Louisville--Exhibitions; Mixed media painting--Kentucky--Louisville--Exhibitions

    • My work focuses on repurposing historic images and feminine objects to create a contemporary dialogue about the traditions of courtship, marriage and divorce. The use of textiles and feminine objects such as doilies, lace, slips and wallpaper serve...
    • Bible, France, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • Bible, France, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500

    • Leaf from a small portable Gothic Bible, copied in France in the thirteenth century. The Latin translation used throughout this period was known as the Vulgate, since Latin was the common or vulgar language read by all literate people of the time....
    • Breviary, England, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • Breviary, England, mid 13th century, fragment.

    • Breviaries--England--lllustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--England; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500

    • Leaf from a book used for daily prayers by a monk or other person living in a religious community, probably in England. The book was written in the thirteenth century on animal skin since paper was not used at that time. The text is from an...
    • Book of Hours, France, mid 16th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours, France, mid 16th century, fragment.

    • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1500-1550

    • A Book of Hours was the primary text for private lay devotion in the late middle ages and Renaissance. Consisting of the cycle of prayers to be recited at the eight canonical hours or established times for prayers throughout the day, the content of...
    • Qur'an Commentary fragment.

    • Qur'an Commentary fragment.

    • Koran--Commentaries

    • Original sixteenth century leaf from a commentary or writings about the text of the Qur'an written on handmade paper. Followers of Islam find the Qur'an to be the literal word of God, revealed through the prophet Muhammad and containing all things...
    • Bruno Alberts.

    • Bruno Alberts.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels

    • Dragon's head, small shield with text, and intricate ornamentation. A scroll with text runs across the center of the design. The text on the shield is "Never less alone than when alone." The scroll says "Bruno Alberts." Born in...
    • William Waller McBryde.

    • William Waller McBryde.

    • Bookplates; Labels

    • Trees and a castle in silhouette framed by a circular border with text. The border contains the text "He is never alone who is accompanied by noble thoughts." In front of the border is a knight in armor on a horse. Below the horse is a...
    • Emily Tryon Mengel.

    • Emily Tryon Mengel.

    • Bookplates; Armorial bookplates; Labels

    • Shield containing a heart with crown on top of it and three stars. Above the shield is a crown. The shield is framed by a circular border of a text and a scroll along the bottom with text. The text around the shield is "A good book is the best...
    • Psalter, England, early 15th century, fragment.

    • Psalter, England, early 15th century, fragment.

    • Psalters--England--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--England; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500

    • A Psalter or Book of Psalms is a book of the Hebrew Bible with the text of 150 songs, traditionally believed to have been written by the Hebrew King David. The Psalter was used for both public worship and private prayers and, until Books of Hours...
    • Book of Hours, France, mid 15th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours, France, mid 15th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours--France--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500

    • A Book of Hours was the primary text for private lay devotion in the late middle ages and Renaissance. Consisting of the cycle of prayers to be recited at the eight canonical hours or established times for prayers throughout the day, the content of...
    • Book of Hours, Italy, late 15th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours, Italy, late 15th century, fragment.

    • Book of Hours--Italy--Illustrations; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--Italy; Manuscripts, Medieval; Illuminations 1200-1500

    • A Book of Hours was the primary text for private lay devotion in the late middle ages and Renaissance. Consisting of the cycle of prayers to be recited at the eight canonical hours or established times for prayers throughout the day, the content of...
    • Qur'an fragment.

    • Qur'an fragment.

    • Koran manuscripts; Manuscripts, Persian

    • An original manuscript leaf from a late sixteenth century or early seventeenth century Persian Qur'an, written and illuminated circa 1570-1630 on handmade paper. The Qur'an or Holy Koran is the key religious text for Islam. Followers of Islam find...
    • History in Persian, fragment.

    • History in Persian, fragment.

    • Persian language

    • Leaf from a nineteenth century Persian language history book produced in India, most likely Jaipur, in AH 1284. The date, according to the Islamic calendar, is counted from 622 CE when the Prophet Muhammad made his Hijra or Hegira, moving from...
    • Antiphonary, France, 15th century, fragment.

    • Antiphonary, France, 15th century, fragment.

    • Antiphonaries--Illustrations; Gregorian chants--Illustrations; Music--Manuscripts--France; Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval--France; Manuscripts, Medieval

    • Leaf from a fifteenth century French antiphonary, representing a segment of text related to the Feast of the Crown of Thorns. Also called an antiphonal or antiphoner, an antiphonary collects portions of psalms and hymns sung during liturgies or...
    • History in Persian, fragment.

    • History in Persian, fragment.

    • Persian language

    • Leaf from a nineteenth century Persian language history book produced in India, most likely Jaipur, in AH 1284. The date, according to the Islamic calendar, is counted from 622 CE when the Prophet Muhammad made his Hijra or Hegira, moving from...
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