Title piece

A decorative panel or page carrying the title of a work, or a label on a binding.

A decorative panel or page carrying the title of a work, or a label on a binding. The positioning and style of a title piece can reveal a great deal about provenance and methods of library storage.

  • French:
    Pičce de titre
  • Italian:
    Tassello; Etichetta

Michelle Brown, Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts (Malibu, CA: J. Paul Getty Museum in association with the British Library, c1994).