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Leaf from a Missal: Marlay cutting G. 4

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Leaf from a Missal


PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 268 x 199 mm, reverse blank

DECORATION: Full-page framed miniature with borders containing floral and ivy-leaf spraywork, gold stars, and a gold cross for kissing: Crucifixion with the Virgin, St John, and two angels gathering Christ’s blood in chalices.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Fifteenth century, third quarter
Circa 1450 CE - Circa 1475 CE

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Components of the work

Support: composed of parchment Page:

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Penwork Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting G. 4
Primary reference Number: 170660
Project ID: 135
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 16 March 2021 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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