Old cover removed and pages trimmed, ironed, guarded, and sewn on five bands. Encased in a modified K-118 structure with vellum spine, double boards interspersed with hand-laid paper, hand-sewn headbands, and a sculptural substrate of layered Arches watercolor paper. Dark green Harmatan goatskin, dark green endpapers. Painting on front board based on reproduction in text, trimmed and placed in sculpted frame.
Peter Brown. The Book of Kells: Forty-Eight Pages and Details in Color from the Manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin. New York: Thames and Hudson, 1981
Brown, Peter, “Franklin example,” Bridwell Library Special Collections Exhibitions, accessed November 29, 2022, https://bridwell.omeka.net/items/show/2269.