Headpiece (also spelled head-piece), is a decoration printed in the blank space at the beginning of a chapter or other division of a book, usually an ornamental panel, printer's ornament or a small illustration done by a professional illustrator.
Notes and references
- Joan M. Reitz. "ODLIS Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science". ABC-CLIO. Retrieved 19 September 2013.
- Michelle P. Brown (1994). "Understanding Illuminated Manuscripts: A Guide to Technical Terms". Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum in association with The British Library. Retrieved 19 September 2013.
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