Barbara Ann Caine

Sacramento, California
Born in Visalia, California, Barbara Ann Caine received her B.A. in Art Practice from the University of California at Davis and studied binding with Ann Kahle at the Capricornus School of Bookbinding and Restoration in Berkeley from 1990 to 1994. She lives and works in Sacramento, California.

Example Binding:
Beunans Meriasek. 
The Life of Saint Meriasek: A Cornish Drama
London: Trübner & Co., 1872.

Half leather binding of maroon goatskin sewn on five raised cords. Central panel of goatskin parchment with calligraphy based on the original manuscript of the play. Gold-tooled title on spine.

Design Description: 
Half leather binding of maroon goatskin with six raised cords. Central panels of vellum with gold leaf and acrylic painted images of the cross and the Trinity. Gold-tooled title on spine between bottom two cords.


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