1. clatskani:

    Roger of Helmarshausen

    Book Cover
    1100-10
    Silver, gilded, semi-precious stones, height 38 cm
    Domschatz, Trier

    (Source: oyuvou, via yesiamarayoffuckingsunshine)

     
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  3. yama-bato:

    TLIMOGES GOSPEL BOOK COVER

    Binding: Limoges, France, 13th c., upper cover of a Gospel book, originally on wooden boards, 34x24 cm, with Christ in majesty holding a gospel book within a mandorla, surrounded by the 4 gospel symbols, 3 of them inscribed in red capitals: Iohannes, Marcus and Lucas, between them 4 oval rock crystals, the cornerpieces with tri-partite leaves in champlevé enamel, each with an oval rock crystal, all in colours dark and light blue, green, red and white. The original wooden cover was in the 19th c. substituted with the present copper gilt plate with scrollwork in silver gilt added in the mandorla and outer panels.(http://www.schoyencollection.com/bindings_files/ms4613.jpg)

    (via thehermitage)

     
  4. jeannepompadour:

    Illustration from an 11th century treatise on music.The use of these particular colours,especially the yellow,denotes a Spanish influence.

    (via booksnbuildings)

     
  5. booksnbuildings:

    Medieval books from Tallinn city archives, Estonia

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  6. ampersand-et:

    yohji yamamoto fw13.

    (Source: faessbender, via coquidv)

     
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  8. cinoh:

    blackheartpresslithoshop:

    Patrick’s (http://blackheartpress.tumblr.com/) litho set-up…and his litho stone Bolton sitting proudly on the bed. Love the scrapper bar rack.

    It’s all true! Sthlm setup ;) Brian chose the name for that stone, btw..

     
  9. margadirube:

    annajungdesign:Ata Mohammadi, Tehran, Iran

    (Source: mindtripworld, via livre-de-matieres)

     

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    Letters swallow themselves in seconds.
    Notes friends tied to the doorknob,
    transparent scarlet paper,
    sizzle like moth wings,
    marry the air.

    So much of any year is flammable,
    lists of vegetables, partial poems.
    Orange swirling flame of days,
    so little is a stone.

    Where there was something and suddenly isn’t,
    an absence shouts, celebrates, leaves a space.
    I begin again with the smallest numbers.

    Quick dance, shuffle of losses and leaves,
    only the things I didn’t do
    crackle after the blazing dies.

    "
    — Naomi Shihab Nye, “Burning the Old Year” (via litverve)

    (via catherine-white)

     
  11. cinoh:

     Kiki Smith

    (Source: odefrathings, via rawveganani)

     
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  13. lamuffa:

    By Elaine Pamphilon

    (Source: wasbella102, via jbe200)

     
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