Staple

A metal fitting attaching the chain to one of the boards of a chained book, usually at its head.


Michelle Brown
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    Arceau; Béličre

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    Attacaglia, tacaglia; Anello

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    Argolla

Michelle Brown, Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts (Malibu, CA: J. Paul Getty Museum in association with the British Library, c1994).