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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:French
Title:Manuscript page from a book of hours, the Office of the Virgin (matins); Manuscript leaf from breviary
Date Made:early 15th century
Type:Book/Manuscript/Document
Materials:Blue, red, and white pigment, brown/black ink, and gold leaf on vellum.: attached by rice paper along top edge.
Place Made:Europe; France
Measurements:mat: 14 1/4 x 19 1/4 in.; sheet: 5 1/8 in x 3 13/16 in; 13.0175 cm x 9.68375 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1942.41.M.PI
Credit Line:Gift of Ada L. F. Snell (Class of 1892)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Latin text of breviary with illuminated letters. Two pages from breviary with text on both recto and verso of each. Faint guidelines for caligraphy still present. Page; written in Latin; verso of second page has ornamented letter "O".

Tags:
manuscripts; writing; books; Christianity; religion; abstract

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