Devotions in Latin and French

Published/Created:
France
1557
Physical Description:
ii, 107, 1 leaves
col. ill.
19 cm.
Notes:
Script: Written in batarde by several persons.
Forty-six miniatures of very poor quality, the majority 10- to 8-lines, rectangular and full width of folio, framed in brown ink; four others (ff. 42v, 53r, 73v, and 104v) 5- to 4-lines, square, in gold frames edged in blue. 4- to 3-lines initials, ff. 1r-7v only, silver or gold on magenta or blue irregular grounds, with gold or silver filigree. 2- and 1-lines initials in red. Line-fillers in red and brown floral patterns. Rubrics throughout.
Binding: 16th-17th centuries. Resewn on four very small vegetable fiber cords. The spine of the cover shows that the earlier supports were nearly flat and double and that there were two half-bands near head and tail. Red edges. Covered in yellow/brown calf, blind-tooled with a central panel filled with strap work inside floral borders. A rectangle of leather near the center is painted red and "Margveritte de Savoye" is tooled near the head of the lower board. The cover has been made into a case or hollow-backed binding.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment (poor quality: many ends, some stitched pieces; trimmed) of Suffrages and Prayers. Reputed to have been made for Marguerite de Valois, duchess of Savoy (1523-74), though there is no evidence of this within the manuscript.
Topics:
Devotional literature, French
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Catholic Church--Prayers and devotions
Language:
French
Latin
Genre:
Decorated initials
Illuminated manuscripts
Inhabited initials
Miniatures (Illuminations)
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 314
Orbis Record:
9788109
Orbis Barcode:
39002091596842
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
1033665
Citation:
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 314.
Devotions. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
2001862
PID:
digcoll:3319755

Number of Pages: 223
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