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Opening of French text, border decorations.

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Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection, ca. 850-ca. 1600.

Book of Hours, use of Rouen

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1490 - 1510
Place Term: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MA 49
Topics
Borders (Ornament Areas)
Notes
Content : Listed in De Ricci, Seymour, Census of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the United States and Canada. New York. N.Y.: H.W. Wilson, 1935; and Supplement, New York, N.Y.: Bibliographical Society of America, 1962.

Ownership : R.L. Stuart collection, bequeathed 1892.

Content : 16 long lines per page, ruled in red pencil.

Content : All folios decorated with flowers, vines, flourishes etc in outside borders. Some have full border decoration. Small gold initials on red and blue fields. Larger white and initials on gold fields. Red/blue/gold linefillers. Rubrics.

Content : De Ricci, 1322. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.

Content : Eight miniatures. Occasional human figures in borders.

Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPW89-A695
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12455533
UUID: 6bb1e730-c5cb-012f-0428-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1490: Created (Approximate)
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of French text, border decorations." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1490 - 1510. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4cf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of French text, border decorations." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4cf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1490 - 1510). Opening of French text, border decorations. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e4cf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of French text, border decorations.