Model is from an 11th century Byzantine manuscript at the Monastery of St. Catherine at Mount Sinai, Egypt.
Egg tempera, gold gouache, and gold leaf on vellum.
This illuminated miniature is framed, with archival matting.
The words are Greek for "Holy" or "Saint" and "Matthew."
Dimensions: 7.7 X 9.4 inches: framed it is 11 X 14 inches