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When Medieval Scribes Turned Damaged Paper into Clever Art

The thick, polished animal skin used as paper during the Medieval era wasn’t very strong. It was really easy to rip during cleaning and preparation. But nobody could afford to toss away a page just because of some holes. So illustrators and scribes created art out of the flaws in their pages.

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This entry was posted on November 18, 2014 by in Art, Books, History.

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