Walters Art Museum   /  Treasures of Heaven

This catalogue accompanied an international traveling exhibition of medieval reliquary artwork and objects.

  • This catalogue accompanied an international traveling exhibition of medieval reliquary artwork and objects.
  • The cloth book cover and spine are stamped with the title in gold foil.
  • Gloriola and Maiola are the catalogue’s primary typefaces; the title page uses Gloriola.
  • The copyright and contents pages.
  • Pilgrimage routes are marked on a map designed by Studio A. It faces a chronology of important events.
  • Section opener for “Ritual and Performance.”
  • An essay opener featuring a reliquary for the arm bone of an unidentified saint.
  • Catalogue entries share a spread with a page of pendant photos.
  • Several similarly shaped reliquaries are featured on one spread.
  • A detail of the typographic treatment for each catalogue entry.