A Renaissance miniature in wood and feathers

Pendant triptych with scenes of the Passion, 16th century, boxwood, feathers, gold, enamel, 4.4 x 4.4 cm (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

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Cite this page as: Dr. Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank and Dr. Beth Harris, "A Renaissance miniature in wood and feathers," in Smarthistory, September 29, 2020, accessed December 5, 2023, https://smarthistory.org/a-renaissance-miniature-in-wood-and-feathers/.