Introduction: Bindings & Bookboxes


Out of a collection of some 130 items, nince (9) items are presented online in this section. Relevant items found in other parts of the total Schoyen Collection are also highlighted.

There are over 60 monastic bindings of 10th – 15th c, including 11 chained bindings, as well as cuir-ciselé, wallet and chemise bindings. A group of 70 bookboxes of 12th c. BC – 19th c. AD is the largest known.