Herbert Art Gallery and Museum
Enamelled and gilt missal or Bible cover, made by Francis Skidmore of Coventry.
Front - centre with repouse foliate scrolls and a round central boss with figure of Christ between 2 angels. Raised border with square corner bosses with evangelist symbols. Border enamelled with flowers. Spine semicircular with fleur de lys motifs. Back inset with velvet with central rosette and small quatrefoil knop. Clasp missing
copper alloy, gilt, niello, enamel, textile, velvet
Width: 245 mm Length: 295 mm
Depth: 50 mm weight: 2.6kg
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