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Single leaf from a book of hours : in Flemish

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Item Information

Title:
Single leaf from a book of hours : in Flemish
Title (uniform):
Book of hours
Creator:
Catholic Church
Former owner:
Bruce P. Ferrini (Firm)
Date:
[1450–1475]
Format:
Manuscripts
Genre:
Manuscripts, Medieval
Manuscripts, Dutch
Books of hours
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Collection (local):
Medieval and Early Renaissance Manuscripts (Collection of Distinction)
Places:
NetherlandsUtrecht province (province)Utrecht
Extent:
1 leaf : parchment, ill. ; 180 x 127 (100 x 65) mm.
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Notes (ownership):
Provenance: This leaf is quite similar in style and format to BPL q. Med. 86, and appears to be from the same workshop.
Notes (acquisition):
Source of acquisition: Acquired in 1992 from Bruce Ferrini.
Notes:
Ms. leaf.
Title devised by cataloger.
Litany (Angels, Apostles and Popes).
Origin: Written in Flanders, probably Utrecht, in the third quarter of the 15th century.
Bibliographic record created by BPL staff based on description by Dr. Lisa Fagin Davis.
Bibliography: N. van Wijk, Het getijdenboek van Geert Grote (Leiden, 1940).
Notes (object):
Script: Written in a Gothic bookhand in black ink.
Layout: Bounding and writing lines in brown plummet, bounding lines full-length.
Decoration: In the outer margin of the recto, a bird with a banderole reading "Disellen mit mi wande/ren in witten dederai want siis w' dich siin"; in the outer margin of the verso, a bird with a banderole reading "Dat seker h't is altoes blide."
Binding: Tipped into a heavy matte and housed in an oversize folder.
Language:
Dutch
Table of Contents:
[Recto] ...heilighe gheest.../[Verso]...Sainte Clete... (van Wijk pp. 145-146).
Identifier:
06_01_016302-06_01_016303
Call #:
RARE BKS MS pb Med. 235
Barcode:
39999087663942