Book of Hours (Use of Paris) – Fragment
Parchment · 1 leaf · 1425 – 1450 CE · France (N.) · 182 x 128 mm
Cincinnati, OH, The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Fifty Original Leaves of Medieval Manuscripts (Set 9), no. 30
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Simmons School of Library and Information Science (Boston, Massachusetts) LIS 464 (Fall 2017) observations
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Previous Owner: Ege, Otto F. 1888-1951
14 lines. Incipit/explicit: Sancte guillerme or[a pro nobis].../...Sancta eufemia or[a pro nobis]. Decoration: Margins filled with gold, red, and blue rinceaux; Illuminated initials on each line, gold with interchangeable blue and red background; Line-fillers of red, blue, and some gold, some shaped in rectangles, some in spiraling circles. Evidence of later use: Leaf cut out of original binding; Added foliation (113) in pencil on top right corner of recto and (barely visible) at bottom left corner of margin decorations.