Opening of text with elaborate border. Border includes kneeling Dominican nun, the book's patron, before the Virgin and Child, with Sts.George and John the Evangelist; erased plaque in the upper margin may have held the nun's name.

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Title
Opening of text with elaborate border. Border includes kneeling Dominican nun, the book's patron, before the Virgin and Child, with Sts.George and John the Evangelist; erased plaque in the upper margin may have held the nun's name.
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

rayerbook

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1520 (Approximate)
Place: Augsburg, Germany
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 79
Topics
Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint
Acolytes
Dominican sisters
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: Name of early owner (?) erased (Sutroexa de Stoffe?). At beginning, German arms. From R.L. Stuart collection, bequeathed 1892.
Content: 1, plus modern hand on the paper
Content: 16 miniatures. Figures of humans and animals in borders.
Content: 18 long lines, ruled in pen, prickings visible.
Content: Call number formerly De Ricci Ms. 79
Content: De Ricci, 1327. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Content: First viii pages, on paper, contain prayers in a modern hand. Miniature pasted on inside front cover. Images chosen from beginning and end as binding is tight.
Content: Large initials on fields of varying colors -- red, gold, blue, green. Smaller blue and red initials (some with puzzle design) with some opposing penwork. Very small alternating red, blue and purple initials. Rubrics, placemarkers. Border decorations.
Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bdae1c50-c5cb-012f-6dd1-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1520: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of text with elaborate border. Border includes kneeling Dominican nun, the book's patron, before the Virgin and Child, with Sts.George and John the Evangelist; erased plaque in the upper margin may have held the nun's name." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1520. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5bc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening of text with elaborate border. Border includes kneeling Dominican nun, the book's patron, before the Virgin and Child, with Sts.George and John the Evangelist; erased plaque in the upper margin may have held the nun's name." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5bc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1520). Opening of text with elaborate border. Border includes kneeling Dominican nun, the book's patron, before the Virgin and Child, with Sts.George and John the Evangelist; erased plaque in the upper margin may have held the nun's name. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e5bc-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening of text with elaborate border. Border includes kneeling Dominican nun, the book's patron, before the Virgin and Child, with Sts.George and John the Evangelist; erased plaque in the upper margin may have held the nun's name.