Book of Hours

Record ID: 
76890
Accession number: 
MS H.4
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
France, perhaps Reims, 1450-1475.
Binding: 
Perhaps late 15th-century blind-tooled brown leather, gauffered with painted fleur-de-lis in lozenges.
Credit: 
Gift of the Heineman Foundation, 1977.
Description: 
111 leaves (1 column, 18 and 19 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 187 x 134 mm
Provenance: 
The Dannie and Hettie Heineman Collection; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library in 1962.
Notes: 

Book of hours for the use of Reims (Hours of the Virgin, Office of the Dead, calendar); written and illuminated in France, perhaps Reims, in the third quarter of the 15th century.
Decoration: 4 miniatures, illuminated initials, and borders; French Gothic style.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin and Middle French
Classification: