M.259, 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/77225


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1400-1415

Language(s): Latin

Use: Wessex (Calendar), Sarum

Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Unknown

Illumination contents: Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane, Arrest of Christ, Christ before Pilate, Flagellation of Christ, Christ carrying the Cross, Crucifixion, Descent from the Cross, Entombment of Christ, Last Judgment, Office of the Dead, Christ emerging from tomb with Arma Christi, St. Jerome

Text contents: Calendar, Suffrages, Hours of the Virgin, Salve Regina, O Intemerata, Prayers to the Virgin, Prayer to the Holy Face, Prayers to the Wounds of Christ, Bede’s Prayer on Seven Last Words, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Prayers, Office of the Dead, Commendation of Souls, Psalms of the Passion, Psalter of Jerome

Hours intercalated?:





Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Spanish binding in the MudeĢjar style, pricked and blind-tooled to a rope design; some compartments washed with gold, ca. 1500; reddish brown goatskin over wooden boards; doublures tooled with patterns similar to the covers; traces of 2 pairs of clasps on the edges; edges gilt and gauffered, in dark blue box case.

Folio height (in centimeters): 26

Folio width (in centimeters): 18

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