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  • M6244  Single Leaf from a Book of Hours, 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 (Laudate Dominum) from Psalm 149. Size: 6 3/8 x 4 3/8 inches.
  • M6244  Single Leaf from a Book of Hours, 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 (Laudate Dominum) from Psalm 149. Size: 6 3/8 x 4 3/8 inches.

M6244 Floral Border from a Book of Hours, Paris, c. 1490

$220.00
Weight:
0.20 LBS

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M6244  Single Leaf from a Book of Hours, 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 (Laudate Dominum) from Psalm 149. Size: 6 3/8 x 4 3/8 inches.

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