Yale University Library

Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Beinecke Digital Collections

Initials (from a Psalter) (fragment).

Initials (from a Psalter) (fragment).

Call Number:
Language:
Date: [12--].
Subjects:
Genre:
Type of Resource:
Description:
Decoration: four 3-line initials from the beginning of Psalms; the first two initials are blue uncials on a square pink ground bordered in greeen; the second two are pink uncials on a square blue ground bordered in green; all four initials are filled with gold in which there are pink, green, or blue vines with white, yellow, or pink flowers; these initials are very similar in design, decoration, and size to the initials in MSS 483.8-9; punctuated with the punctus and punctus elevatus; hyphenation is in the same ink as the text.
Gift of Henrietta C. Bartlett.
Script: written in gothic script (littera textualis).
Abstract:
Manuscript fragment on parchment of initials from a variety of Psalms; it appears these initials come from the same manuscript as the initials in Beinecke MS 483.8-9.
Physical Description:
ff. 1-4 (four fragments) : parchment ; 44 x 45 mm.
Rights:
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Catalog Record:
Extent of Digitization:
Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2004123
Download:
   |   Metadata record
Cite this   |   Text this   |   Report this