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1

decorative metal pin used to fasten garments, usually made of precious materials

fibula

(plural, fibulae)

2

metalworking technique wherein strips of metal are soldered onto a metal plate edge-up in patterns then filled in with enamel in order to form a design

cloisonné

3

linear design in 2-d art that consists of curving, organic rope-like lines often of uniform thickness

tracery

4

metalworking technique wherein tiny metal grains are soldered onto a metal surface as part of the design

granulation

5

wedge-shaped vertical timbers used in Viking architecture

stave

6

decoration of drawing or painting on the pages of a manuscript

illumination

7

place, often in a monastery, where illuminated manuscripts are produced

scriptoria

8

surface for decorating or writing made of calfskin; used for manuscripts

vellum

9

surface for decorating or writing made of lambskin; used for manuscripts

parchment

10

illumination that resembles a carpet or textile

carpet page

11

a monastery courtyard, usually enclosed by an ambulatory

cloister

12

a covered walkway enclosing a cloister or courtyard

ambulatory

13

stones that are polished smooth instead of cut

cabochon gemstones

14

the area in a church where the transept intersects the nave

crossing

15

multi-storied façade of a church’s main entrance surmounted by towers

westwork

16

refers to the distinct styles of illuminating manuscripts popular during the Carolingian era

Carolingian “schools”

17

renewal of the Roman Empire, Charlemagne’s goal

renovatio imperii Romani

18

special repository for storing the consecrated Eucharistic bread

tabernacle