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Book of Hours – Fragment

Parchment · 1 leaf · 1451 – 1500 CE · France · 164 x 117 mm
Zürich, Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum, LM 51690.4
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Origin: France
Provenance: Switzerland
Provenance: Zürich

One of six parchment leaves from a book of hours, written in bastarda and datable to the second half of the 15th century. It contains illuminated initials, executed in gold on a background alternating between blue and pink; ornamental vine scrolls, sketched in pen and decorated with trifoliate leaves, extend from the initials to the margin. One of the fragments (no. 5‬‬‬‬) contains a part of the Litany of the Saints. 

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