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Historiated initial of the Nativity; border includes a moth, as well as the side view of a pink rose, whose design originates in engraved playing cards.

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Title
Historiated initial of the Nativity; border includes a moth, as well as the side view of a pink rose, whose design originates in engraved playing cards.
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Missal

Dates / Origin
Place: Regensburg?
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 112
Topics
Flowers
Jesus Christ -- Nativity
Genres
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: Owned (16th c.) by the "Conventus Ratisbonensis Carmelitarum Discalceatorum" (f.1). Joseph Barrois collection; sold 1849 to Earl of Ashburnham; his sale to Maggs, 1901. Given by Mrs. F. F. Thompson, 1923.
Content: 1 large miniature of crucifixion; many illuminated initials; border decoration include animal figures.
Content: Large initials (5-line, 7-line etc.) in many colors -- green, blue, orange, gold -- on elaborate multi-colored fields. Designs extend into border. Rubrics, 1-, 2- and 3-line red and blue initials with opposing color penwork, daubs of red as placemarkers.
Content: Parchment
Content: 29 long lines (32 in calendar), ruled in pen, catchwords visible.
Content: De Ricci, 1333. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest. Library dossier.
Content: Foliation ends with f. 13; some photos are from center of book, and no foliation is given.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 724ac120-c5cc-012f-ea86-58d385a7bc34
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  • : Place
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. Historiated initial of the Nativity; border includes a moth, as well as the side view of a pink rose, whose design originates in engraved playing cards. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e7c5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Historiated initial of the Nativity; border includes a moth, as well as the side view of a pink rose, whose design originates in engraved playing cards.