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Cutting (manuscript): Marlay cutting Fr. 13a

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Object information

Titles

  • Leaf from Hours

One of twelve leaves from Hours

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: parchment 168 x 107 mm (120 x 60 mm), 34 long lines ruled in faint red ink on reverse

SCRIPT: Gothic bookhand (textualis)

CONTENTS:
End of Prime with first seven lines of Terce on reverse

DECORATION:
Large miniature, framed by marble pillars, with the opening words of the liturgical office inscribed beneath on white trompe-l’oeil scrolls: (verso) Terce, Annunciation to the Shepherds

ORNAMENTATION
Gold and silver initials on red and maroon grounds; gold and silver line-fillers on red and maroon grounds; one-sided borders in the outer margins, predominantly in gold and silver on red and silver grounds incorporating wild men, floral sprays and acanthus on text pages; rubrics in blue; capitals highlighted in yellow

Charles Brinsley Marlay (1831-1912); his bequest, 1912

Named entities

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Charles Brinsley Marlay

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Bequeathed
  • Dates: 1912

Dating

Maker(s)

Place(s) associated

  • Paris ⪼ France

Materials used in production

Components of the work

  • Support composed of parchment
  • Text measuring: Height by mm by 120 by Width by mm by 60
  • Page measuring: Height by mm by 168 by Width by mm by 107

Techniques used in production

Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

  • Accession number: Marlay cutting Fr. 13a
  • Primary reference Number: 209493
  • Project ID: 1356
  • Stable URI

Audit data

  • Created: Tuesday 1 November 2016
  • Updated: Tuesday 16 March 2021
  • Last processed: Monday 29 March 2021
  • Data source: Adlib

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