Cornerpiece

Cornerpieces are metal plaques attached to the corners of the boards of a binding to protect them, a popular feature from the fifteenth century on. The term also refers to a decorative motif in the corners of a miniature or border.


Michelle Brown , mzh
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    مقاطعة ;زاوية

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    Corničre; Canton; Coin

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    Eckbeschlag

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    Cantonale; Cantone; Angolo; Salvapunte; Punta

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    Cantón; Esquina

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