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E-Catalogue Five: Picturing Texts Ten books and manuscripts with figurative decoration.

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SATELLITE 1 - The Woven Prayer Book: Cocoon to Codex Text by Matthew J. Westerby

The Satellite Series enables us to explore topics at the edges of our core inventory, looking ath the big picture and connections across media. It is fitting that the first "satellite" is focused on neo-Gothic books woven with silk. Matthew J. Westerby excellent essay presents new findings on five books programmed with punch cards and produced with Jacquard looms in Lyon for submission to the 1889 World's Fair.