[between 1490 and 1510].
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Decoration: one 9-line initial "P" on fol. 1r in varying shades of blue with foliate decoration on white filigree; in the loop of the letter a peacock in blue and grey with green and gold feathers stands underneath a red rose; the text on the recto is bordered on all four sides and in the center margin with a gold band filled with blue diamons alternating with circles filled with flowers; musical notation is in black on 4-line staves in red; punctuated with the punctus; hyphenation is in the same ink as the text.
Gift of Henrietta C. Bartlett in 1954. According to De Ricci, the leaf was given to Bartlett by Beverly Chew, who gave another leaf from the same manuscript to Mrs. W. Lanman Bull of New York (see De Ricci, 2:1668).
Script: written in a formal gothic script (littera textualis formata) without feet on the minims.
Manuscript fragment on parchment of a noted missal containing the Ordo missae.
ff. 1 : parchment ; 411 x 292 mm.
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