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Book of Hours (Office of the Dead) (fragment).

Book of Hours (Office of the Dead) (fragment).

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Date: [14--].
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Decoration: the 2-line initial at the beginning of the Psalm and the 1-line initials at the beginning of Psalm verses are in gold on a ground that alternates between red with blue penwork and blue with white penwork; the interior of letters on the red ground are filled with blue and white penwork, and the interiors of those on blue ground are filled with red and blue penwork; 1-line initials at the beginning of chants are in brown; rubrics written in red in the same script as the text; punctuated rarely with the punctus; hyphenation is in the same ink as the text.
Gift of Henrietta C. Bartlett in 1954. The fragment is not listed in De Ricci.
Script: written in two sizes of gothic script (littera textualis formata), with a larger script for the canticle and Psalm and a smaller script for the chants.
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Manuscript fragment on parchment of a book of hours (Office of the Dead).
Physical Description:
ff. 1 : parchment ; 169 x 125 mm.
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Object ID: 2004130
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