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Image number
XJL212043
Title
Ms Fr. Fv VI #1 fol.139r Illustration from the 'Book of Simple Medicines' by Mattheaus Platearius (d.c.1161) c.1470 (vellum)
Artist
Testard, Robinet (fl.1470-1523) / French
Location
National Library, St. Petersburg, Russia
Medium
vellum
Dimensions
26x35.5 cms
Description
Medieval manuscript possibly made for Louise of Savoy, wife of Charles of Angouleme; 'Vitis Alba' or White Bryony (bottom right); root used in a tincture for mucus membranes and other bodily afflictions;
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
Keywords
healer / healing / bonesetter / red berries / herbal / grasshopper / illumination / shrub / curative / medicinal / illuminated / creeper / cricket
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