Book of Hours

F-ecuq

Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 1005

Harvard University, "HOLLIS+"

Description URL: http://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990112603780203941/catalog

General Information

Title: Book of Hours

Former Shelfmarks: MS Typ 1005

Material: vellum

Place of Origin: Belgium

Script, Hands:

Written in an angular gothic book hand

Original Condition

Dimensions (Page Height): 210 mm

Dimensions (Page Width): 130 mm

Height of Written Area: 115 mm

Width of Written Area: 90 mm

Number of Lines: 17

Number of Columns: 1

Width of Columns: 90 mm

Line Height: 10 mm

More about the Condition:

Mounted: the verso is not visible.

Current Condition

Dimensions: 17 cm

Book Decoration

Description:

Flemish-style illusionistic border of fruit, flowers, birds and insects on a gold painted ground.
On the recto is a 7-line miniature of the deposition from the cross in tempera, colored inks and gold paint.