Breviary

Record ID: 
77064
Accession number: 
MS G.75
Title: 
Breviary
Created: 
Umbria, Italy, 1300-1323.
Binding: 
14th-century brown calf over wooden boards, blind-tooled with a central cross and border of ornamental stamps, two leather thongs with metal clasps, spine rebacked and upper corners repaired.
Credit: 
Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984.
Description: 
363 leaves (2 columns, 30 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 232 x 165 mm
Provenance: 
Camaldolese Monastery of Fonte Avellana, Umbria (Ms. 13 bis); purchased shortly before Dec. 1962 from H.P. Kraus, New York for William S. Glazier (1907-1962), New York; deposited in the Pierpont Morgan Library by the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection in 1963.
Notes: 

Breviary for the use of the Hermits of the Holy Cross of Fonte Avellana; written and illuminated in Umbria, Italy, possibly at Fonte Avellana, 1300-1323.
Decoration: 26 historiated initials.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin;
Century: 
Classification: