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Opening page of text with border decoration.

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Title
Opening page of text with border decoration.
Collection

Renaissance and medieval manuscripts collection

Book of Hours, use of Rouen.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1400 - 1499
Place: France
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 2557
Shelf locator: MA 32
Topics
Borders (Ornament Areas)
Genres
Religious books
Manuscripts
Notes
Ownership: Said to have belonged to Marguerite of Anjou and to have been in Henry Perkins sale. R.L. Stuart collection (no. 13843), bequeathed 1892.
Content: 1 scribe.
Content: 16 long lines per page (17 in calendar), ruled in red pencil. Catchwords visible.
Content: 2-line red and blue initials on gold fields. 1-line gold initials on red and blue fields. Rubrics, red/gold/blue linefillers, yellow daubs as placemarkers. Design of vines, leaves, berries etc. in outer borders. Some initials sprout vines and leaves.
Content: De Ricci, 1320. Chart by Dr. G.B. Guest.
Content: Evidence that folio is missing between 11 and 12: stub of folio visible, and text starts on John 1:10, without initial. Also, French section begins on f. 110 in mid-sentence; another folio missing?
Content: Parchment
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b12455533
MSS Unit ID: 2557
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 42892db0-c5cb-012f-8204-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1400: Created (Approximate)
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening page of text with border decoration." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1400 - 1499. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e45d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Opening page of text with border decoration." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 25, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e45d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1400 - 1499). Opening page of text with border decoration. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-e45d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Opening page of text with border decoration.