Leaf from Ghistelles book of hours

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Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Lat 446

Harvard University, "HOLLIS+"

Description URL: http://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990142321940203941/catalog

General Information

Title: Leaf from Ghistelles book of hours

Former Shelfmarks: MS Lat 446

Material: vellum

Place of Origin: Southwest Flanders

Script, Hands:

Written in brown ink in a gothic book hand with rubrics and decorative pen work in red, blue, and gold. Also with six one-line initials, four in blue with decorative pen work in red, and two in gold; one two-line initial in gold with blue, red, white, and gold decoration; a border of red, blue and gold. Border ends at top with the head of a lion and at bottom with a man playing a pipe.

General Remarks:

Probably forms a part of a whole that would include MS Lat 446.1, Houghon Library.

Original Condition

Dimensions (Page Height): 121 mm

Dimensions (Page Width): 84 mm

Height of Written Area: 65 mm

Width of Written Area: 52 mm

Number of Lines: 11

Number of Columns: 1

Width of Columns: 52 mm

Line Height: 5 mm

Current Condition

Dimensions: 121 x 84 mm