The Lectionary

XVI century, Novgorod.

Paper (538 sheets). In folio (29.5 X 19 cm).

Semi - unical. The headpieces and initials are in colour on a gold ground. The binding of wooden boards is covered with cloth; on the upper board there are 7 plaques of gilded embossed silver.

From the Church of St. Nicetas the Martyr in Novgorod.

Novgorod Museum of History, Architecture and Art.

Headpiece, heading, initial R and text. Sheet 68.

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