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Book of Hours (Use of Bayeux)

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A Book of Hours with 123 folios: ff.1-12v: Calendar f.13: [blank] (tipped-in singleton) ff.14-19v: Gospel readings ff.19v-23: Obsecro te (masculine use) ff.23-24v: Saluto te piisima virgo ff.24v-27: Suffrages to St. James, Archangel Michael, St. Nicholas, St. Katharine, St. Barbara f.27v:...

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Provenance

By 1904, Mrs. Thomas A. Gaffield; 1904, given to the MFA by Mrs. Thomas A. Gaffield. (Accession date: January 12, 1904)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Thomas A. Gaffield

French (Rouen), Medieval (Gothic), about 1450–75

Place of Manufacture

Rouen, France

Dimensions

Overall (page dimensions): 16.4 x 11.7 cm (6 7/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1745

Medium or Technique

Tempera, ink, pencil (modern), and gold on parchment; bindings of calfskin over pasteboard with gilding

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Books and manuscripts, Manuscripts