Northern littera textualis formata (s. XV)
Possibly, Antwerp, Rijksarchief te Antwerpen, Verzameling Losse Aanwinsten nr. 2.5-2.6 are remnants of the same manuscript.
Medieval foliation on recto side (unreadable due to faded ink)
If Antwerp, Rijksarchief te Antwerpen, Verzameling Losse Aanwinsten nr. 2.5-2.6 are remnants of the same manuscript, the more extensive information on the original condition of nr 2.6 can also be applied to nr. 2.5.
The leaves have darkened and at some places the text and music notes are heavily faded.
Book Decoration and Musical Notation
Plain initials (red, blue), versals (red), cadels (decorated with black penwork and often colour-stroked), rubrics (red), colour stroking (red)
Hufnagel notation, 12 staves of four lines (lowest line in red)
- Text Language Latin
- Title Gradual
Host volume unknown. The bifolium presumably functioned as a wrapper (or cover).