Incomplete facsimile of The Benediction of St. Aethelwold, Kathryn Finter, 1999
23K gold leaf (3 layers) over garlic juice, opaque watercolour paint and ink on goat skin parchment
The original manuscript is British Library Additional MS 49598 (ff. 52, 971-84, Winchester, Old Minster).
This practice piece was intentionally left incomplete to show the stages of "Winchester style" painting and development of pattern.