Item No: mco1540011
Title: Ethiopic Bible Narrative
Rare Book Department
This item appeared in the exhibition "Sacred Stories: The World's Religious Traditions" in the Rare Book Department, August 2015-January 2016.
This is the label from that exhibition:
The 17th century saw a new artistic tradition in Ethiopia of picture narratives of Christian stories. This concertina manuscript is painted on vellum (calfskin), and the panels are sewn together accordion style.
Lewis O 154b