Monday, September 29, 2014

The Voynich Manuscript: Dotted Doodling

The initial on fol. 42v of the Voynich manuscript is decorated with dotted doodle. This kind of doodling seems to be found often in medieval signatures and also in decorating manuscripts (not the fancy kind of manuscripts). The examples below are from 15th century French manuscripts, but this doesn't mean the dotted doodling was not used in other places too.