M.172, The Morgan Library & Museum

Holding institution title: Book of Hours

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: New York, NY

URL: https://www.themorgan.org/manuscript/76855


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1445-1505

Language(s): Latin

Use: Lisieux (Hours of the Virgin), Sarum, Rouen (Office of the Dead, Calendar)

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Rouen

Illumination contents: Pietà, Visitation, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Adoration of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Flight into Egypt, King David Praying

Text contents: Calendar, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Gospel Sequences, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Virgin, Short Hours of the Cross, Short Hours of the Holy Spirit, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: 19th-century red velvet with gilt metal clasps and corners, two center pieces representing the Bearing of the Cross and the Child Jesus on clouds with cross and chalice.

Folio height (in centimeters): 22

Folio width (in centimeters): 15

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