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Double circle

Tooled designed used by bookbinders to decorate leather covers. Two concentric circles, also known as "Dove's eye".


Tomaszewski, J. and M. Gervers 2015. From Dust to Digital. Ten Years of the Endangered Archives Programme, ed. M. Kominko (Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, 2015). Sergew Hable Selassie 1981. Bookmaking in Ethiopia (Leiden: Karstens Drukkers, 1981). Pankhurst, R. 1983. ‘Ethiopian manuscript bindings and their decoration’, Abbay, 12 (1983), 205–257.

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