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Scheme of decoration

Or representing, as found in a contemporary manuscript illumination, parts of a repeated scheme of decoration.

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Gold stars

Representing the night sky, crescent moon and the scintillis, being the pricks of starlight: at Winchester Cathedral gold stars are set against a dark blue background, at Clarendon this background is composed of crushed lapis lazuli from Afghanistan.

battle representation


Being the Sun (Richard the Lionheart) and the Moon (Saladin) with whose combat Henry III wanted his Antioch chamber decorated.

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