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Initial from an Antiphoner: MS McClean 201.9i

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Initial from an Antiphoner

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 140 x 129 mm, one musical stave ruled in red ink, two lines of fragmentary text ruled in plummet.

CONTENTS: On reverse, fragmentary text of the end of the antiphon in the Dominican rite for Benedictus on the Saturday in the Octave of Pentecost which precedes Trinity Sunday [.... singulis manus imponens curabat] eos alleluia, and rubric Sabbato ad Benedictus antiphon; the initial introduced the antiphon for the psalms at first Vespers of Trinity Sunday in the Dominican rite, O beata et benedicta et gloriosa Trinitas, and would have been on the verso of the original leaf.

DECORATION: Historiated initial in graded pink on a solid blue ground: [O] The Trinity, flanked by kneeling friar (left) and nun (right) in Dominican habits.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1904) by McClean, Frank

Dating

Mid 14th Century
Production date: circa AD/CE 1350

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support: composed of parchment

Techniques used in production

Penwork Illumination

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: MS McClean 201.9i
Primary reference Number: 181979
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 September 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Cutting (manuscript)" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/181979 Accessed: 2021-12-08 07:09:47

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