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Title:Manuscript page from a book of hours with scene of the Pentecost; compline from the Office of the Virgin
Date Made:ca. 1425-1450
Materials:Ink, tempera and gold leaf on vellum
Place Made:Europe; France; Northern France; possibly Paris
Measurements:Mat: 14 1/4 x 19 1/4 in.; 36.195 x 48.895 cm; Sheet: 6 7/8 x 5 in.; 17.4625 x 12.7 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1959.28.M.PI
Credit Line:Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum

Recto: Foliate border with ornamented initial capital on the text; vignette with illustration of the Pentecost. Scene shows the figure of Christ at the center surrounded by kneeling apostles. Haloed dove hovers above in a checkboard vault, although there appears to be grass below the knees of the figures. Verso: text with ornamented initials (color and gold) and a band of foliage down the right side.

manuscripts; Christianity; religion; writing

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