MS M.711, fol. 11v, silk lifted

"Hainricus Missal"

(Gradual, Sequentiary, and Sacramentary), in Latin

Germany, Weingarten
ca. 1220–30

Purchased by J. P. Morgan, Jr., 1926

MS M.711
Page description: 

Christ: Nativity -- Within bow of decorated initial P, Christ-Child, decorated-crossed nimbus, swaddled, reclines in manger under heads of ox and ass. Below manger, Virgin Mary, scalloped nimbus, raises hands toward Him.