Ms. gradual, sequentiary, and sacramentary, use of Weingarten Abbey; written and illuminated in Weingarten, Germany, ca. 1225-1250.
It has been suggested that Hainricus sacristan was also the illuminator, but there is no documentary evidence. The artist and the illumination are discussed in the commentary volume to the Berthold Sacramentary facsimile, Das Berthold-Sakramentar, eds. F. Heinzer and H. U. Rudolf, Graz, 1999, p. 162.
Decoration: 5 full-page miniatures, 2 illuminated text pages, 24 calendar medallions, 35 historiated initials.
M.711 is unfinished.
Textiles: protective curtains over some of the initials and miniatures.
Manuscript contains emroidered repairs.
Musical notation: no staves, neumes throughout the gradual and sequentiary parts.