historiated [ hi-stawr-ee-ey-tid, -stohr- ]
1. (especially of initial letters on an illuminated manuscript) decorated with animals, flowers, or other designs that have a narrative or symbolic purpose.
Origin: Medieval Latin historiatus (past participle of historiare to tell a story in pictures, from Late Latin, to relate, from Latin historia narrative, history) + English -ed
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR HISTORIATED
It should be said, however, that his “historiated” or pictorial capitals are apparently original and mostly good.
FINE BOOKS|ALFRED W. POLLARD
These initials (when not historiated with little miniatures) were painted in colour upon a ground usually of gold.
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