Detail View: Medieval Document Collection: Leaf from a Book of Hours

Identifier: 
exwsms171_bk
Manuscript Identifier: 
MS 171
Title: 
Leaf from a Book of Hours
Incipit: 
[rubric] memore desis? anchore verum? [text] Valde sanctum nenerari? nos decet ... quem per orbem nominan mento ver omnium uobiit et consolau per eius
Origin Date: 
s. XVI (ca. 1500-1599)
Origin Location: 
France
Description: 
Leaf from a Book of Hours with text opening to devotional prayers petitioning for Saint Anthony’s intercession.
Provenance: 
Purchased from Boyd Mackus of the Mackus Company, Springfield, Illinois, by Western Michigan University Special Collections, (M3404E).
Explicit: 
et corporis sani
Extent: 
1 leaf
Subject: 
Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Subject: 
Catholic Church--Prayers and devotions--Early works to 1800
Subject: 
Prayer books--Early works to 1800
Subject: 
Anthony, of Padua, Saint, 1195-1231--Prayers and devotions
Subject: 
Manuscripts, Medieval--France
Subject: 
Textura (Gothic script)
Subject: 
Illuminated manuscripts--France--16th century
Subject: 
Decorated initials
Subject: 
detached leaves
Language: 
lat
Dimensions: 
180 x 130 mm
Material: 
parchment
Foliation: 
f. 1r-v
Binding: 
Excised from a larger manuscript. Housed in a mat frame (255 x 205 mm) with dealer’s prospectus on back of the mat frame.
Decoration Description: 
1-line illuminated initial on a ground of blue with a rinceaux design in blue and red extending into the margin. Rubricated in red. 1-line intials alternating red and blue with contrasting pen flourishes in red or blue. On recto, text of the first line rubric has faded completely. Large initial "D" on recto opens a prayer. Prickings in the inner margin.
Description of Hands: 
1 column of 15 lines ruled in red ink written in Northern Textualis Gothic script. Change of hands on verso.
Is Part Of: 
Medieval Document Collection
Is Part Of: 
Manuscript 171, Western Michigan University Special Collections
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Date-Issued: 
2019
Type: 
Text
Format: 
image/jp2
Rights: 
Copyright 2019 Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, all rights reserved. The digital version is available for educational use under 'Fair Use' guidelines. For additional permission and further information contact the WMU Libraries.