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  • M6181  Single Leaf from a Book of Hours with Christmas text of "Magnificat", Manuscript Leaf on Vellum, Paris, c. 1490

This is a genuine leaf from a Book of Hours, a Prayer Book for lay use in private or family devotion.  It was written by hand c. 1490.  Latin text written in red and blue ink along with gold leaf in a gothic script with ruling in red.  One-quarter border of flowers and fronds on a ground of liquid gold or tempera.  Versal initials in gold leaf on a ground of blue and burgundy with white tracery.  The text includes the “Magnificat” (Song of Mary).  Size: 6 1/4 x 4 3/8 inches.
  • M6181  Single Leaf from a Book of Hours with Christmas text of "Magnificat", Manuscript Leaf on Vellum, Paris, c. 1490

This is a genuine leaf from a Book of Hours, a Prayer Book for lay use in private or family devotion.  It was written by hand c. 1490.  Latin text written in red and blue ink along with gold leaf in a gothic script with ruling in red.  One-quarter border of flowers and fronds on a ground of liquid gold or tempera.  Versal initials in gold leaf on a ground of blue and burgundy with white tracery.  The text includes the “Magnificat” (Song of Mary).  Size: 6 1/4 x 4 3/8 inches.

M6181  Single Leaf from a Book of Hours with Christmas text of "Magnificat", Manuscript Leaf on Vellum, Paris, c. 1490

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M6181  Single Leaf from a Book of Hours with Christmas text of "Magnificat", Manuscript Leaf on Vellum, Paris, c. 1490

This is a genuine leaf from a Book of Hours, a Prayer Book for lay use in private or family devotion.  It was written by hand c. 1490.  Latin text written in red and blue ink along with gold leaf in a gothic script with ruling in red.  One-quarter border of flowers and fronds on a ground of liquid gold or tempera.  Versal initials in gold leaf on a ground of blue and burgundy with white tracery.  The text includes the “Magnificat” (Song of Mary).  Size: 6 1/4 x 4 3/8 inches.  

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