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Book of Hours (Hours of the Virgin, Use of Rome)

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Book of Hours with 105 folios (ff.), containing the Hours of the Virgin. (The manuscript is misbound, lacking several folios, and is not foliated. The list of contents below is by quire, with the original order of the contents following.) The current contents comprise the following: Quire 1,...

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By 1895, Denman W. Ross (1853-1935), Cambridge, MA; 1895, gift of Denman W. Ross. (Accession date: June 28, 1895)

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Medieval (Gothic), about 1400–50

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Overall (page dimensions): 13.5 x 9.4 cm (5 5/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

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Tempera, ink, and gold on parchment; bindings of orange silk brocade over wooden boards, with leather bands and metal clasps




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