Book of hours

Record ID: 
77213
Accession number: 
MS M.254
Title: 
Book of hours
Created: 
Belgium, ca. 1475.
Binding: 
17th-century rose velvet in blue morocco case lettered: Canterbury Hours.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1907.
Description: 
213 + 2 leaves (13 lines)
Provenance: 
Given (Mar. 13, 1561) by Cornelius Herlenus (Herlin) of Rosenthal, rector of the University of Dillingen to Martha Kleindinstin (dedication with border decoration on verso of second flyleaf); purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson in 1907; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. book of hours for the use of Sarum; written and illuminated in Belgium, ca. 1475.
Decoration: 25 full-page miniatures, 9 historiated initials.

Variant Title: 

Title on case: Canterbury hours

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: