Gradual or antiphonary


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

Harvard University, "HOLLIS+" (Not Printed)

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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


Drawn in tempera, colored inks and gold paint.


  • De Ricci, 1050.