Psalter-Hours

Record ID: 
77470
Accession number: 
MS M.97
Title: 
Psalter-Hours
Created: 
France, probably Thérouanne, ca. 1265.
Binding: 
French or Belgian morocco with gold tooling, ca. 1810, lined with blue silk patterned in gold-leaf leaves, in red slipcase.
Credit: 
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) in 1902.
Description: 
258 leaves (1 column, 18 lines), bound : vellum, ill. ; 145 x 100 mm
Provenance: 
Owned (17th century) by P. Vande Camée; William Morris (1834-1896); Richard Bennett (1844-1900; purchased from Morris's estate, 1897); Catalogue of manuscripts and early printed books from the libraries of William Morris, Richard Bennett, Bertram, fourth Earl of Ashburnham, and other sources, no. 28; purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837-1913) with the Bennett Collection in 1902; J.P. Morgan (1867-1943).
Notes: 

Ms. psalter-hours for the use of Thérouanne and Tournai (Hours of the Virgin, calendar); written and illuminated in France, probably Thérouanne, ca. 1265; Hours of the Virgin added in the 15th century.
Decoration: 17 full-page miniatures, 1 full-page historiated intitial, 12 calendar illustrations.

Script: 
textura
Language: 
Latin
Classification: