Holding institution title: Book of Hours
Holding institution classification: Book of Hours
Holding institution location: New York, NY
Digitization status: Partially digitized
Country of production: Netherlands
City or region of production: Northern Netherlands
Illumination contents: Virgin and Child in initial H, Crucifixion, Christ as Man of Sorrows in initial H, King David penitent, Female owner portrait holding book and crown, Raising of Lazarus, Christ washing feet of Peter and Last Supper, Angel holding shield with arms of Christ
Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin in Dutch, Short Hours of the Cross, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Communion Prayer, Prayers, Suffrages
Personalization: Made in 1488, probably for a resident of Haarlem (coat of arms of Haarlem on fol. 14r). A woman has signed in a fifteenth or sixteenth-century hand the front flyleaf: “dit boeck hoert toe celii cegers doechter”
Illuminator: Sybrant or Jan Spierinck? Baguette below the text on fol. 14r signed: Spir 1488.
Patron: Unknown; probably for a resident of Haarlem (coat of arms of Haarlem on fol. 14r)
Binding original?: Yes
Binding description: Contemporary brown leather with blind-tooling and brass clasps.
Folio height (in centimeters): 19
Folio width (in centimeters): 14