The Book of Kells
page 33 recto [front, or right]: "Carpet Page"
Dublin, Ireland: Library of Trinity College
illuminated vellum [calfskin] manuscript
the four New Testament Gospels, Vulgate [Latin translation]
created by Columban monks who lived in a monastery on the island of Iona, off the west coast of Scotland
monastery founded late in the sixth century by an Irish monk, St Colm Cille
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The single Carpet Page in Kells is a bit anomalous. The Lindisfarne
Gospels has five extant Carpet Pages and the Book of Durrow
"Book of Kells." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Book_of_Kells.
"Carpet Pages." The Lindisfarne Gospels Tour. Copyright © The British Library Board. http://www.bl.uk/whatson/exhibitions/lindisfarne/carpetpages.html.