A utilitarian, but ritually significant work, this manuscript contains the text and music used in celebrating the consecration of nuns at the important Benedictine convent of San Pier Maggiore in Florence, Italy. The acanthus border on the first folio suggests a mid-fourteenth century date of origin, though likely prior to the commissioning of Cione’s Coronation of the Virgin altarpiece.
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