Gebrochener Rücken (modified Bradel) binding with text sewn onto tapes. Covers made of watered silk, embroidered with Tudor-era motifs in silk and metallic gold, and embellished with seed pearls. Gold and white decorated endpapers, hand-sewn silk headbands, and edge decoration of acrylic paint in pink and gold.
The Book of Common Prayer, 1559: The Elizabethan Prayer Book. Charlottesville, Virginia: Published for the Folger Shakespeare Library by the University of Virginia Press, 2005.
“Elder example,” Bridwell Library Special Collections Exhibitions, accessed November 29, 2022, https://bridwell.omeka.net/items/show/2277.