Book of Hours


Cambridge, MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, MS Typ 1006

General Information

Title Book of Hours
Shelfmarks MS Typ 1006
Material vellum
Place of Origin Probably French.
Script, Hands

The text is written in a gothic book hand in brown ink.

Original Condition

Page Height 250 mm
Page Width 170 mm
Height of Written Area 130 mm
Width of Written Area 90 mm
Number of Columns 1
Width of Columns 90 mm
Number of Lines 15
Line Height 5 mm

Current Condition

Dimensions 20 cm

Book Decoration and Musical Notation


The miniature and illuminated initial "D" on the recto are drawn in tempera and gold paint. The illumination on the verso is unfinished.