Fragmented Illuminations: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Cuttings at the V&A

Featuring highlights from the museum's collection of over 2,000 cuttings from medieval and Renaissance manuscripts, this display explores the types of books these pieces came from and the 19th-century context in which they were cut up and collected.

This display is now closed at V&A South Kensington

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(Detail) Pentecost, attributed to Silvestro dei Gherarducci, from a gradual made for the monastery of San Michele in Murano, 1392 – 99, Florence, Italy. Museum no. 3045. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London