Book of Hours (Use of Rome)

Hours of the Virgin, None

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Albany, NY, State Library of New York, Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts (Set 8), no. 29

Simmons School of Library and Information Science LIS 464 (Fall 2018) observations

General Information

Title: Book of Hours (Use of Rome)

Former Shelfmarks: Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts (Set 8), no. 29

Material: Parchment

Place of Origin: France

Date of Origin: 1425-1450

Original Condition

Dimensions (Page Height): 186 mm

Dimensions (Page Width): 134 mm

Height of Written Area: 90 mm

Width of Written Area: 60 mm

Number of Lines: at least 14

Number of Columns: 1

Book Decoration

Description:

Inner border on both recto and verso featuring rinceaux, flowers, and fruit

History

Origin:

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

Provenance:

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