Book of Hours

Record ID: 
77016
Accession number: 
MS M.60
Title: 
Book of Hours
Created: 
France, possibly Thérouanne, ca. 1300.
Binding: 
Brown morocco blind-tooled by Bauzonnet, lettered: Heures de Nostre Dame.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
66 leaves (1 column, 18 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 130 x 90 mm
Provenance: 
Belonged (ca. 1600?) to Anne and Françoise de Saligny; J. Rosenthal (1896); William Morris; sold to Richard Bennett (purchased from Morris's estate, 1897), his Catalogue, no. 31; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of St.-Omer (Hours of the Virgin); written and illuminated in France, possibly Thérouanne, ca. 1300.
Decoration: 34 historiated initials, occasional animal drolleries in the margins.

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