Sacramentary

Record ID: 
76961
Accession number: 
MS G.27
Title: 
Sacramentary
Created: 
Switzerland, 750-799.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
1 leaf (6 lines), matted : vellum, ill. ; 273 x 169 mm
Provenance: 
Monastery of St. Gall (probably preserved in a binding); Prof. Anton Ruland; Joseph Sattler; Max Kammerer, Wartenberg (Bavaria); purchased in Nov. 1954 from Arthur Rau, Paris for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Notes: 

Ms. Sacramentary single leaf; written and illuminated, possibly in Chur, Switzerland, second half of the 8th century; added Latin text on verso written at the Monastery of St. Gall in the 9th and 10th centuries.
Decoration: 1 large colored interlace initial, other geometric and interlace ornament.

Script: 
decorative Roman capitals
Language: 
Latin;
Century: 
Classification: