Book of hours

Record ID: 
76882
Accession number: 
MS M.24
Title: 
Book of hours
Created: 
ca. 1476.
Binding: 
English Russian leather, ca. 1820, lettered on back: Horae ad usuum Norfolciensem.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1908.
Description: 
131 leaves (1 column, 21 lines), bound : vellum, ill. 180 x 120 mm
Provenance: 
Marriage entry (Oct. 4) of John Bade and Anne, daughter of Francis Rops; owned by Lotties Kinnersly (16th century) and by Charles James T. Moore, of Frampton Hall, 19th century; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson in 1908; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Sarum; written and illuminated in England, ca. 1476.
Decoration: 5-line gold and colored initials on squared penwork grounds; some marginal penwork flourishes and decorations.
Artist: perhaps an itinerant Dutch illuminator.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin and Middle English
Century: 
Classification: