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Book of Hours (fragment).

Book of Hours (fragment).

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Date: [14--].
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Decoration: two miniatures of mediocre quality, one for each saint; the miniature of St. Nicholas shows him in bishop's clothing, holding a staff and a book, and standing next to a tub with two children in it; St. Catharine is depicted as crowned, holding a book and a sword; on the floor behind her is the wheel upon which she was tortured; the antiphons and orations begin with a 2-line initial in gold on an alternating ground of blue with white filigree or red; punctuated with the punctus; hyphenation is in the same ink as the text; rubrics written in red minuscule; upper, lower, and outer borders decorated with blue and gold vines, red vines with blue and red or gold and blue with gold flowers in the inner margin on the recto only.
Gift of Henrietta C. Bartlett in 1954.
Script: written in gothic script (littera textualis).
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Manuscript fragment on parchment of a book of hours containing St. Nicholas (6 November) and St. Catharine of Alexandria (25 November).
Physical Description:
ff. 1 : parchment ; 185 x 138 mm.
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Object ID: 2004117
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