[Prières choisies].

Record ID: 
182411
Accession number: 
MS W.34
Title: 
[Prières choisies].
Created: 
1735.
Credit: 
Bequest; Julia Parker Wightman; 1994.
Description: 
30 leaves (1 column, 12 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 95 x 57 mm.
Provenance: 
Made for François de Paris (name inscribed in prayers on fols. 4v, 10-10v, 14, 18); Kramer? (inscribed "Kramer" in pencil on front flyleaf verso); purchased by Julia Parker Wightman in 1966; JPW 5724; Julia Parker Wightman Bequest in 1994.
Notes: 

Ms. prayers; written and illuminated in France, dated 1735 on title page (MDCCXXXV).
Scribe: attributed to Nicholas Jarry, but too late for his flourishing dates.
Decoration: 1 decorated title page in black ink with a bust within a medallion; each text page framed in narrow gold band.
Binding: 18th-century red morocco, gold-tooled, lettered: Prieres on spine; paper doublures stamped in green asterisk and dot pattern, in red morocco box.

Script: 
Roman letters.
Language: 
In French;
Century: 
Classification: