Book of Hours

Record ID: 
145175
Accession number: 
MS M.1080
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Northern France, probably Paris, ca. 1490.
Binding: 
Mid 16th-century French gilt-panel-stamped brown calf; traces of enamel on interlaces; stamped with the name Nicole Gerves.
Credit: 
Gift of Ralph Friedman, 1988.
Description: 
164 leaves (1 column, 17 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 164 x 112 mm
Provenance: 
Nicole Gerves (16th century); Ruth E. Friedman, New York.
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Paris (Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead, calendar, liturgy); written and illuminated in northern France, probably in Paris, ca. 1490.
Decoration: 15 large miniatures, 2 border historiations, 18 small miniatures, illuminated initials; architectural elements and floral decoration in many borders of the leaves with illuminations.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin and French
Century: 
Classification: