Leaf from missal


Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Lat 457

General Information

Title Leaf from missal
Shelfmarks MS Lat 457
Material vellum
Place of Origin France
Script, Hands

Written in a textura quadrata hand in brown ink

Original Condition

Page Height 320 mm
Page Width 220 mm
Height of Written Area 237 mm
Width of Written Area 155 mm
Number of Columns 2
Number of Lines 30

Current Condition

Dimensions 32 cm
More about the Current Condition

Repair to extreme lower margin.

Book Decoration and Musical Notation


initial "G" depicting Mary Magdalene kneeling before the Resurrected Christ.

with initials and floriated border in red, blue, and gold