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Leaf from an Antiphonary

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One of four codicologically unrelated leaves from an antiphonary, a choral book containing the music used in the Divine Office. 1 column of 6 staves in Latin. Bounding lines blind or light plummet, doubled and full-length to upper and lower edges, writing lines blind or light plummet, with...

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17th century foliation in outer margin reads 80.


By 1920, Dr. Denman Waldo Ross (1853-1935), Cambridge, MA; 1920, gift of Dr. Denman Waldo Ross. (Accession Date: September 2, 1920)

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian (Bologna), Medieval (Gothic), about 1300–25

Place of Manufacture

Bologna, Italy


Overall (page dimensions): 51.6 x 38 cm (20 5/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Tempera, ink, and gold on parchment




Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts