Da Costa hours
Illuminated by Simon Bening (1483/84–1561)
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913), 1910
The initial D beginning the versicle of Prime is decorated with foliate ornament.
Framing the text is a border decorated in the right and lower borders with three vases of flowers in an architectural setting.
Image courtesy of Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, Graz/Austria.