Psalter

Record ID: 
76985
Accession number: 
MS G.19
Title: 
Psalter
Created: 
England, probably Winchester, ca. 1300
Binding: 
Late 17th-century English, tooled brown calf over boards.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
200 leaves (1 column, 22 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 353 x 240 mm.
Provenance: 
Hyde Abbey, Winchester; Thomas de la Morne, seventeenth century; Robert Blagden Hale; Edward Sherwood Hale; H. Harvey Frost; purchased in July 1952 from Maggs Brothers, Ltd., London 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. psalter, use of Hyde Abbey, Winchester (calendar and litany); written and illuminated in England, probably at Hyde Abbey, Winchester, ca. 1300.
Decoration: 22 calendar roundels (occupations of the months and signs of the zodiac), numerous illuminated initials, border figures on some pages.

Script: 
textura.
Language: 
In Latin;
Classification: