Book of hours

Published/Created:
Italy,
[ca. 1450]
Physical Description:
ff. i + 263 + i : parchment ; 105 x 75 mm.
Materials:
parchment
Notes:
Script: Copied by one hand in Southern Gothica Textualis Formata (Rotunda).
Headings in red. 1-line versals alternately in red and blue; 2-line flourished initials with marginal extensions alternately in red and blue, the penwork in the contrasting colour (the normal type of initials throughout the manuscript); 3-line flourished KL ligatures in art. 1; 5-line litterae duplices or initials in the style of litterae duplices with developed penwork at the opening of the various Hours in art. 2; 6-line ditto in art. 3; a 4-line flourished initial at the opening of the Mass of the Virgin in art. 5. All initials are half inset.
Binding: Original Italian brown cloth over wooden boards, sewn onto three double leather thongs; the cloth is embroidered with silver thread to a design of stars, squares and maltese crosses. Gilt and gauffered edges.
Abstract:
Manuscript on parchment of a Book of Hours. With prayers in Italian. Probably made for a female member of the Augustinian order.
Topics:
Books of hours
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Augustinians
Catholic Church--Prayers and devotions
Language:
Italian
Latin
Genre:
Decorated initials
Manuscripts
Rubrics
Format:
Text
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 806
Orbis Record:
9869836
Orbis Barcode:
39002104686606
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
10963444
Citation:
Book of Hours. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
10958725
PID:
digcoll:3924162

Number of Pages: 538
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