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Gathered Leaves: Manuscript Fragments from Tisch Library Special Collections

Leaf from a fifteenth century French Book of Hours. Obverse.

Creator:
Catholic Church
Publisher:
Tufts University. Tisch Library.
Description:
Recto contains 15 handwritten short-lines in brown and red ink on vellum; illuminated initials and a large hand-drawn floral motif in the right margin. Verso contains 15 handwritten short-lines in brown and red ink with illuminated initials. Script: Gothic Miniscule. Hand-drawn floral motif in blue, green and red ink with heavy gold illumination; several illuminated letters on red and blue ink ground throughout.
Date:
15th Century
Uniform title:
Subject:
Books of hours -- France, Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern)
Source:
Tisch Special Collections Z1012 .M56
Contributer:
Rights:
Creative Commons 3.0
Format:
Image/jpeg
Language:
lat
Coverage:
15th Century, France
Original format:
parchment
Dimensions:
178mm x 125mm