alum cover

Stammheim Missal, probably 1170s, Tempera colors, gold leaf, silver leaf, and ink on parchment bound between wood boards covered with alum tawed pigskin
Leaf: 28.2 × 18.9 cm (11 1/8 × 7 7/16 in.)
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles


We love it when our folk alum cover each other’s songs. Here’s Father John Misty covering “Bird on a Wire” by Leonard Cohen.