Arma Christi

Record ID: 
77178
Accession number: 
MS B.54
Title: 
Arma Christi
Created: 
England, 15th century.
Credit: 
Gift of Curt F. Bühler, 1985.
Description: 
1 leaf (1 text column) : vellum, ill. ; 765 x 202 mm.
Provenance: 
Maggs Bros. Ltd., London (bulletin 4, no. 65); purchased by Curt F. Bühler in Oct. 1967 from William Salloch, Ossining (cat. 250, no. 102).
Notes: 

Ms. roll written and illuminated in England, 15th century
The text is a poem of religious contemplation; the figures are small miniature paintings of emblematic representations of Christ and his Passion.
Decoration: 14 miniatures, 1 historiated initial with marginal extenders, numerous filigree initials.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Middle English and Latin
Century: 
Classification: