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A graceful Virgin and Child with extensive polychromy now at the
The Gothic Ivories Project is an online database of ivory sculptures made in Western Europe ca. 1200-ca. 1530 and neo-Gothic ivory pieces.
Institutions from all over the world have already joined us on the Project.
Find out who and how...
The Web Site
A few facts and tips to help you make the best use of the web site.
A stunning exhibition in
Paris and Saint-Omer
and an article in the March issue of the
A select bibliography to learn more about Gothic ivories.
Find out about interesting online resources which will help you in your research.
Relationships between ivory and alabaster?
Objects from the well-known group of ivories with jewelled headbands. But are they a single workshop
31 August, 2012
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