Psalter

Record ID: 
77037
Accession number: 
MS M.114
Title: 
Psalter
Created: 
Hildesheim, Germany, 14th cent.
Binding: 
Brown morocco with gilt clasps by Rivière, in blue morocco case.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
266 leaves (1 column, 17 lines), bound : vellum and paper, ill. ; 120 x 90 mm
Provenance: 
Made in the 14th century for the convent of St. Magdalen, Hildesheim; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. psalter for Augustinian use; calendar for Hildesheim; written and illuminated in Hildesheim, Germany, in the 14th century; fol. 223-266 are prayers in Low German, and other texts in Latin, and music written on paper in the 15th century.
Decoration: 2 full-page miniatures, 9 historiated initials.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin and Low German
Classification: