Arma Christi prayer roll.

Published/Created:
[Netherlands],
[ca. 1500]
Physical Description:
1 roll : parchment ; 940 x 172 mm.
Notes:
Purchased from Richard Linenthal (Sotheby's London sale, 2014 July 8, lot 48) on the Edwin J. Beinecke Book Fund, 2014.
In Dutch.
Layout: single column of text.
Script: gothic.
Decoration: Rubricated. Initials in red or blue. Large miniature at head of roll containing a bust of Christ wearing a crown of thorns, displaying his stigmata, and surrounded by the "arma Christi" (also known as the Instruments of the Passion). On a blue ground in gold frame. One large decorated initial immediately below miniature. Text accompanied by decorated borders on both sides.
Binding: section of leather sewn to top of scroll. Accompanied by seventeenth-century? fabric case with fabric and metal appliqués.
Abstract:
Manuscript roll, on parchment, in a single hand, illuminated, containing the "Arma Christi" poem and other prayers, in Dutch, including prayers ascribed to Popes Sixtus IV and Alexander VI. The prayers are preceded by a rubric instructing readers to kneel as they recite the prayers in order to obtain an indulgence.
Topics:
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval
Indulgences--Early works to 1800
Manuscripts, Medieval--Connecticut--New Haven
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library
Topics:
Netherlands--Religious life and customs--Early works to 1800
Topics:
Alexander VI, Pope, 1431-1503
Catholic Church--Prayers and devotions--Dutch
Jesus Christ--Passion--Art
Jesus Christ--Passion--Prayers and devotions
Jesus Christ--Passion--Prayers and devotions--Early works to 1800
Sixtus IV, Pope, 1414-1484
Language:
Dutch; Flemish
Genre:
Drawings--Netherlands--15th century
Manuscripts, Medieval--Netherlands--15th century
Format:
Mixed Material
Content Type:
Archives or Manuscripts
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Public
Call Number:
Beinecke MS 1187
Orbis Record:
12269259
Orbis Barcode:
39002104623518
Yale Collection:
Beinecke Library
Digital Collection:
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
oid pointer:
15504631
Citation:
Arma Christi Prayer Roll.
Extent of digitization:
Complete work digitized.
OID:
15502542
PID:
digcoll:4028686

Number of Pages: 2
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