MS M.711, fol. 27v, 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: 

Virgin Mary: Birth -- Within decorated initial G, Virgin Mary, scalloped nimbus, swaddled, reclines in crib. Below, midwife, wearing headdress and wimple, and Joachim are beside Anna, nimbed, wearing wimple, reclining with right hand across breast, indicating Virgin Mary.