Leaf from a Book of Hours, Fragment

Type: Fragment

Date: 15th century

Setting: City

Produced By/For: [unknown]

Contents: Devotional: Book of Hours

Shelf Mark: Fragm.Lat.11

Location: Drawer 5A/08 (Acc. 1992-045, Item #4)


From the Manuscript Paleography Collection

Book of Hours, Use of Sarum, France, c.1425-1450

  • 195 x 140mm, on vellum, in Latin
  • single leaf from a manuscript produced in France for export to England or sale to English customers abroad
  • apparatus in red
  • small pen-flourished initials in blue and red and gold and black
  • four larger decorated initials in gold, pink and blue
  • contemporary corrections to text
  • two prayers erased in lower half of verso of leaf


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