Book of Hours (Use of Rome)

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Greensboro, NC, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts (Set 38), no. 29

Simmons School of Library and Information Science LIS 464 (Fall 2018) observations (Not Printed)

General Information

Title: Book of Hours (Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis) [leaf from Ege medieval manuscripts]

Shelfmarks: Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts (Set 38), no. 29

Material: Parchment

Place of Origin: France

Date of Origin: 1425-1450

Script, Hands:

Gothic Bookhand

Original Condition

Page Height: 186 mm

Page Width: 134 mm

Height of Written Area: 90 mm

Width of Written Area: 60 mm

Number of Columns: 1

Number of Lines: 14

More about the Condition:

Tape; believed to have been placed by Otto Ege when he dismembered it. 

Book Decoration

Persons: Left hand border rinceaux on each leaf

History

Origin:

Written and decorated in France in the second quarter of the fifteenth century 

Provenance:

Broken by Otto F. Ege in the second quarter of the twentieth century.