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Illumination

Scope note

Use for the art or process of providing decoration with gold, silver, or bright colors to pages or letters in manuscripts; also refers to similar decoration done by hand in early printed books.

This term has 612 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Technique
Object category

Getty AAT term number

3000220539

Term used for

illuminating

Equivalent Terms used

illuminated

Created

11yrs ago

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