|SUBJECT||illuminations (visual works)|
|NOTES||Refers to paintings and other adornments applied to books, scrolls, or other document types for the purpose of illustrating or decorating the text. It may take any of three forms: Miniatures, which are small pictures that are often set apart from the text and comprise a self-contained design; decorated initial letters, that themselves may contain a small scene; and decorated borders, which also may contain scenes. The media of illumination generally includes paint, ink, and precious metals on vellum, paper, or silk.|
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