Psalms with commentary
Romania, perhaps Slavon, 16th century.
16th-century Russian heavy wooden boards covered with dark brown stamped leather; 2 leather thongs with brass clasps; rebacked.
219 leaves (1 column, 31 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 346 x 260 mm
Nineteenth century inscription on inside back cover is said to state that the manuscript once belonged to Mănăstirea Putna (the Mosastery of Putna); purchased from Mrs. J.M. Makohin in October 1925.
Ms. written and illuminated in Romania, perhaps in Slavon, in the 16th century.
Decoration: 3 headpieces with fine interlace; Romanian Medieval or Renaissance style.