[between 1350 and 1400]
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Script: Written by a single scribe in liturgical gothic script.
Carefully executed initials, 3-line, on blue or pink rectangles outlined in black, mark the beginning of each psalm; partial cusped borders, also in blue and pink, attached to each. Initials infilled with intertwining vines, often on gold ground, sometimes with small animals; modest use of gold dots inside rectangular grounds and borders. 1-line initials of blue with red penwork with blue dots and of gold with blue penwork and red dots. Line-fillers in combinations of red, blue and gold (various linear and flower designs).
Binding: Nineteenth century. Bound in a piece of blind-tooled brown calf, once part of a 17th-18th century binding. Front pastedown and flyleaf from a Bible concordance, version 3 (France, ca. 1300). Back pastedown from 15th-century antiphonal, with musical notation, containing a portion of the office for Nicolas (6 Dec.).
Given in 1926 by Leonard Bacon and Susan Bacon Keith in memory of their father, Nathaniel Terry Bacon.
Manuscript fragment on parchment of the Penitential Psalms (incomplete), probably written as part of a Book of Hours.
ff. i + 19 : parchment ; 152 x 113 (73 x 53) mm.
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