Gradual or antiphonary


Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 981

General Information

Title Gradual or antiphonary
Shelfmarks MS Typ 981
Material vellum
Place of Origin Probably from Lombardy.
Date of Origin ca. 1450-ca. 1475
Script, Hands
The verso of no. 2 shows music on a large red 4-line staff and text in a rotunda gothic hand.

Original Condition

More about the Condition
No. 1 is backed on paper and the verso cannot be seen.

Current Condition

Dimensions 14 x 15 cm. or smaller

Book Decoration and Musical Notation

Drawn in tempera, colored inks and gold paint.


  • De Ricci, 1050.