Resources Consulted



Les Enluminures. "The Confessional", Les Enluminures, n.d. Accessed March. 4th 2020

Macarthur, J.D, P.Del Carmine, F Lucarelli, and P.A Mandò. “Identification of Pigments in Some Colours on Miniatures from the Medieval Age and Early Renaissance.” Nuclear Inst. and Methods in Physics Research, B 45, no. 1-4 (1990): 315–321.


Miguel, Catarina, Joana V. Pinto, Mark Clarke, and Maria J. Melo. “The Alchemy of Red Mercury Sulphide: The Production of Vermilion for Medieval art. (Report).” Dyes and Pigments 102, no. C (March 1, 2014): 210–217.

Mounier, Aurélie, and Floréal Daniel. “Pigments & Dyes in a Collection of Medieval Illuminations (14th–16th Century.” Color Research & Application 42, no. 6 (December 2017): 807–822.

Phillips, Kandy Vermeer. "Color in Medieval Manuscript Painting." The Botanical Artist 13, no. 1 (2007): 8-10.

Tokunaga, Satoko. "RUBRICATION IN CAXTON'S EARLY ENGLISH BOOKS, C. 1476–1478." Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society 15, no. 1 (2012): 59-78. Accessed March 6, 2020.


Book of Hours 

Ball, Philip. Bright Earth: Art and the Invention of Color. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001. 

Farmer, Sharon. The Silk Industries of Medieval Paris: Artisanal Migration, Technological Innovation, and Gendered Experience. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017.

Harthan, John. Books of Hours and Their Owners. London: Thames and Hudson, 1977. 

Jones, Ann Rosalind, and Peter Stallybrass. “Chapter Five: The Fate of Spinning: Penelope and the Three Fates.” In Renaissance Clothing and the Materials of Memory. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000.

Husband, Timothy B. The Art of Illumination: The Limbourg Brothers and the Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2008. 

Koslin, Désirée. “Chapter Fourteen: Value-Added Stuffs and Shifts in Meaning: An Overview and Case Study of Medieval Textile Paradigms.” In Encountering Medieval Textiles and Dress, edited by Désirée G. Koslin and Janet E. Snyder, 233-249. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.

Les Enluminures. “Printed Book of Hours (Use of Rome).” Les Enluminures, n.d. Accessed March 5, 2020.

Lindsay, Janice. All About Colour. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Ltd., 2008 

Reinburg, Virginia. ““For the Use of Women” : Women and Books of Hours.” Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal 4 (2009): 235-240.

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