Detail of a miniature of Nature forging a baby, Harley MS 4425, f. 140r - See more at: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/#sthash.1BW16R3h.dpuf
The Alchemy of Color in Medieval Manuscripts is on view through January 1, 2017. Image: "The Personification of Nature Making Birds (detail), Animals, and People, from Romance of the Rose," about 1405, unknown artist.
c. 1370-1400 Tacuinum Sanitatis (ONB Codex Vindobonensis, series nova 2644) fol. 104v, abbigliamento di lino
Lite källor på både manlig hätta och briggita hättan "Cap of St Birgitta Ruth dines with Boaz, The Maciejowski Bible, 13th century: Several men wear hoods, pulled back, with center-seamed white linen coifs covering their heads."
"St Eligius in his studio". Master of Balaam. Circa 1450. Ink on paper/engraving. From Rijksmuseum.