Book-Cover Elliptic Panel
The elliptic panel book-cover is found on the center of the cover and is made out of gold blocking on vellum (mammal skin used for writing). It is a 16th century German design.
Keywords16th century, vellum, Mammal skin, Panel, elliptic, book-cover, gold blocking, German. Design
Meyer, Franz Sales Handbook of Ornament (New York, NY: The Bruno Hessling Company, 1904)