M.897, The Morgan Library & Museum

Holding institution title: Girdle Calendar

Holding institution classification: Calendar

Holding institution location: New York, NY

URL: https://www.themorgan.org/manuscript/158293


Digitization status: Not digitized

Date: 1440

Language(s): Latin


Country of production: France

City or region of production: Tarentaise

Illumination contents: Unknown

Text contents: Calendar

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Mamert Fichet (d. c. 1480), priest and notary later a bishop in partibus of Hebron and later (1470) suffragan to the Bishop of Geneva (brother of Guillaume Fichet who installed the first printing press in France within the precincts of the Sorbonne)

Illuminator: N/A



Binding original?: Yes

Binding description: Stubs of the leaves are sewn together and to two strips of undressed leather stitched together with thongs to form a protective cover, which is slipped over the ends of the calendar leaves. Stubs remain of the leather thongs used to suspend the calendar from the girdle.

Folio height (in centimeters): 16.5

Folio width (in centimeters): 10

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