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Gradual (fragment).

Gradual (fragment).

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Date: [15--]; [between 1890 and 1910].
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Decoration: the parchment and writing appear to be from the sixteenth century, but the decoration was added in modern times; there is a 2-line initial "U" in blue, green, and purple on a gold ground and containing the figure of an angel striking a tambourine; foliage decorations in the same colors as the initial extend from the initial into the left margin; punctuated with the punctus.
Script: written in a formal gothic bookhand (littera textualis formata), with musical notation in black on a four-line staff in red.
The fragment is pasted onto stiff cardboard; gift of E.P. Adair, 1960.
Abstract:
Manuscript fragment on parchment of a gradual containing the Fourth Sunday of Advent; the decorations have been added in modern times.
Physical Description:
ff. 1 : parchment ; 565 x 377 mm.
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Object ID: 2004150
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