MSS 12455, Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

Holding institution title: Verse Life of St. Margaret from a Picardy Book of Hours

Holding institution classification: Text from a Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Charlottesville, VA



Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1300-1350

Language(s): French

Use: Unknown

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Amiens?

Illumination contents: St. Margaret

Text contents: Life of St. Margaret of Antioch in Old French rhyming couplets, The Fall of Adam and Eve, The Betrayal of Christ by Judas, Christ before Pilate, Prayer to Christ

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: Unknown

Materials: Ink on vellum; calligraphic capitals touched with yellow begin each line; line endings in colors and burnished gold; crayon ruled

Binding original?: N/A

Binding description: Remains of sewing from previous binding are present.

Folio height (in centimeters): 15.8

Folio width (in centimeters): 11.5

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