Psalter

Record ID: 
110825
Accession number: 
MS M.505
Title: 
Psalter
Created: 
France, between 1125 and 1175.
Binding: 
19th century vellum over paper boards.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1912.
Description: 
17 leaves (2 columns, 61 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 330 x 210 mm
Provenance: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Leo S. Olschki in 1912; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. leaves from a Biblical psalter; written and illuminated in France, probably in a Cistercian monastery, in the mid 12th century.
Decoration: 5 historiated and 3 floriated initials.

Script: 
minuscule
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: