The Manuscript Codex * Enclosures
SLIP CASE

A box with an opening at one end into which a manuscript was slipped for protection and to facilitate safe transport. The opening is then closed by a flap on the box. Often such a box was made at the time of the manuscript's production using matching materials and decoration.
 
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UBL OR. 2378

 

 

AUTHORS: PAUL HEPWORTH AND KARIN SCHEPER