Handling primary sources in TEI XML

38. <handDesc> and <decoDesc>

  • <handNote> (note on hand) describes a particular style or hand distinguished within a manuscript.
  • <decoNote> contains a note describing either a decorative component of a manuscript, or a fairly homogenous class of such components.

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