This remarkable little exhibit is built around a single remarkable work. The artist Barbara Wolff, a rare contemporary craftsman working in Illuminated Books, completed a rendering of the biblical Book fo Ruth, which is not part of the Morgan's permanent collection after a gift by Joanna S. Rose. The eighteen-foot manuscript is written in English on one side and in Hebrew on the other. Supplementing this remarkable contemporary piece are Illuminated Bibles from the collection featuring additional illustrations from the Book of Ruth.

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