Office of the Virgin and other prayers

Record ID: 
77459
Accession number: 
MS M.216
Title: 
Office of the Virgin and other prayers
Created: 
Paris, France, 1661.
Binding: 
French 17th-century black shagreen with blue satin doublure, 2 gilt clasps, in dark blue morocco case; lettered: Office de la Vierge.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913).
Description: 
36 leaves (1 column, 14 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 90 x 60 mm
Provenance: 
Bulletin Morgand 46 (1899), no. 35079; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) from Pearson (?) before 1913; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary; written and decorated in Paris, France, in 1661.
Scribe: Nicolas Jarry; fol. 2r signed: A Paris escrits par N. Jarry M.DC.LXI; fol. 22v signed: N. Jarry Parisinus scribebat 1661.
Decoration: 4 pages with floral headpieces and illuminated initials, gold bands framing each text page.
Artist: Nicolas Jarry (?).

Script: 
Roman letters
Language: 
Latin
Century: 
Classification: