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The Artful Imperfection of Medieval Manuscript Repair

posted on 16 May 2018

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In the Cantonal and University Library in the ancient city of Fribourg, Switzerland, is a 14th-century manuscript with some gloriously beautiful defects. Scattered throughout the text are small tears and holes. And many of them have been carefully, intricately stitched together with colorful thread.

Read the full article on this link to Atlas Obscura