M.238, 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/77116


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1455-1505

Language(s): Latin

Use: Sarum

Country of production: United Kingdom

City or region of production: Unknown

Illumination contents: Annunciation in initial D, Visitation in initial D, Nativity in initial D, Annunciation to the Shepherds in initial D, Adoration of the Magi in initial D, Presentation in the Temple in initial D, Massacre of the Innocents in initial D, Flight into Egypt in initial C, King David praying in initial D, Office of the Dead in initial D, Soul borne to heaven in initial B

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Office of the Dead, Commendation of Souls

Hours intercalated?:





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: English late 17th-century black morocco; lettered: Hora: B.M.V. In usu. Sa.; in black morocco case lettered: English Horae: Bishop Tunstall’s Collection – ca. 1510.

Folio height (in centimeters): 11

Folio width (in centimeters): 7

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