This photograph was taken from part of a book of the monastery Zella with the text: Liber Celle Sante Marie.
for the miniature artist
How and with what kind of materials have initials been painted in 13th century books?
Many years ago I visited the old monastery Altzella in Saxony / Germany and found this display of materials to paint initials in books of the 13th century and took the photographs included in this article.
Materials used in the 13th Century for initial paint in books