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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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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Italian, Medieval (Gothic), about 1400–50

Place of Manufacture

Italy

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

95.1346

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts