Ethiopia Very old Ethiopian handwritten coptic Ge’ez manuscript leaf with handpainted icon.
This Coptic manuscript leaf is made in the 18th century.
Size are 20 cm x 15 cm.
This leaf are written by hand in Ge'ez on vellum using red and black ink and bound in a cover with small cotton fabric inserts to the inside covers - vellum is fine parchment from a calf or goat skin - the red ink is used for religious saints or names of holy figures - see photographs for condition.
Good condition for age - some cracks to spine as shown in photographs -
A good example in age appropriate condition. Please refer to the photos as they form an integral part of the description.
Parchment leaves (animal skin) inscribed with black and red in the Ethiopian script on both sides of the leaves. Probably in ‘Geez’, the language of the Ethiopian Church. This leaf is from the the early 1800’s, and is museum quality.
Early 18th-CenturyShows age, has some repairs, like stitching holding the straps together on the sides, has a wonderful patina, but in overall good condition. Museum Quality,
- Eén vel
- Aantal boeken
- Handschriften, Religie
- Auteur/ Illustrator
- Coptic priest
- Ethiopian Coptic handwritten Manuscript leaf - 18th century
- Publicatiejaar oudste item
- Publicatie jaar jongst item
- Eerste druk
- Oorspronkelijke taal
- Aantal pagina‘s.
- 20×15 cm