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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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Inscription

17th century foliation in outer margin reads 42.

Provenance

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

Dimensions

Overall (page dimensions): 48.8 x 36 cm (19 3/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.883

Medium or Technique

Tempera, ink, and gold on parchment

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts