M.278, 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/112405

URL2: N/A

Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1455-1515

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Ghent?

Illumination contents: Bust of Christ blessing and holding orb, Crucifixion, Pentecost, Virgin Mary and Christ child adored by angels, Annunciation, Visitation, Betrayal of Christ in initial D, Nativity, Christ before Pilate in initial D, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Flagellation of Christ in initial D, Adoration of the Magi, Christ carrying the Cross in initial D, Presentation in the Temple, Crucifixion in initial D, Massacre of the Innocents, Descent from the Cross in initial D, Flight into Egypt, Entombment of Christ in initial C, Coronation of the Virgin, King David praying, Raising of Lazarus, Pietà in initial O, Archangel Michael in initial M, St. John the Baptist in initial I, St. Andrew in initial A, St. Lawrence in initial L, St. Mary Magdalene in initial M, St. Catherine in initial V, St. Barbara in initial O, St. Margaret in initial E

Text contents: Calendar, Prayer to the Veronica, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Mass of the Virgin, Athanasian Creed, Prayers, Gospel Sequences, Hours of the Virgin, Hours of the Virgin for Advent, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Prayers, Office of the Dead, Obsecro te, O Intemerata, Suffrages

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Materials: Vellum

Binding original?: No

Binding description: 19th-century ruby red velvet with red morocco doublures by C. Smith; silver gilt corners and clasp; in dark green morocco case lettered: Officium Beatae Mariae Virginis – MS. Saaec. XV.

Folio height (in centimeters): 15

Folio width (in centimeters): 11

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