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MS.8932 – a Medieval Embroidered Folded Almanac by Jacqui Carey

£20.95

Wellcome Collection’s MS.8932 is a small yet exceptional artefact. It is a rare example of a medieval folded almanac, and a superb copy of John Somer’s Kalendarium.

Moreover, it is covered in the earliest surviving intact English embroidered binding, thus presenting an unrivalled opportunity to learn more about bindings, embroidery and production methods dating from the medieval period.

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Wellcome Collection’s MS.8932 is a small yet exceptional artefact. It is a rare example of a medieval folded almanac, and a superb copy of John Somer’s Kalendarium.

Moreover, it is covered in the earliest surviving intact English embroidered binding, thus presenting an unrivalled opportunity to learn more about bindings, embroidery and production methods dating from the medieval period.