Offices ou pratiques de dévotion

Record ID: 
112371
Accession number: 
MS M.309
Title: 
Offices ou pratiques de dévotion
Created: 
France, 1680.
Binding: 
Original 17th-century citron morocco inlaid with red and olive; solid gold tulip on red in center panel, olive doublures tooled in silver; lettered: Office de la semaine; binding is perhaps by Padeloup; in citron case by Marguerite Duprez Lahey; lettered: Offices de Devotion.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
105 leaves (1 column, 16 lines), bound : paper and vellum, ill. ; 110 x 70 mm
Provenance: 
Compiled and written for a lady of the Rochechouart family, possibly Mme. Françoise de Rochechouart-Montemart Montespan; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Gruel in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. written and illuminated in France, and dated on the title page in 1680.
Title page is vellum; the remainder of the manuscript is paper.
Decoration: illuminated title page with Rochechouart arms, argent and gules, fascé ondé.
Scribe: in the style of Etienne Damoiselet.

Variant Title: 

Title on case: Offices de devotion

Script: 
Roman letters
Language: 
French
Century: 
Classification: