Pen-flourished initial

An initial embellished with elaborate lines of ink, very often combining or alternating red and blue inks. Pen-flourished initials are typical of pregothic and Gothic manuscripts. Particularly fine examples may be called Filigree initials.


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    Lettre filigranée

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    Iniziale filigranata

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    Inicial afiligranada