Book of Hours

Record ID: 
161006
Accession number: 
MS S.6
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
Belgium, perhaps Bruges, ca. 1465.
Binding: 
19th-century dark brown blind-tooled morocco.
Credit: 
Bequest of E. Clark Stillman, 1995.
Description: 
251 leaves (1 column, 15 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 100 x 70 mm.
Provenance: 
Arthur H. Raynolds (bookplate on inside front cover); E. Clark Stillman Collection.
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours, use of Rome (Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead); written and illuminated in Belgium, perhaps Bruges, ca. 1465.
S.6 has the nickname "Sony Hours" because Stillman used to keep it in an old Sony portable radio case.
Decoration: 14 full-page miniatures with full illuminated borders, 14 facing full illuminated borders.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: