W.111, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.111, Franciscan Liturgical Psalter, Latin (1275-1299 CE, Cologne, Germany)

Holding institution classification: Psalter

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W111/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.111

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1250-1300

Language(s): Latin, Ripuarisch dialect of German

Use: Cologne, Franciscan

Country of production: Germany

City or region of production: Cologne

Illumination contents: Woman holding ointment jar in initial D, David pointing to his eye before God in initial D, Pilgrim below face of God in initial D, David enthroned with orb and sword in initial Q, Fool holding a club and eating a loaf of bread in initial D, David bathing in the sea and God blessing in initial S, David playing bells in initial E, Two clerics at a lectern in initial C

Text contents: Calendar, Added Breviary Texts (fifteenth or sixteenth century), Added Prayers (fifteenth or sixteenth century), Ferial Psalter, Added Collect (fifteenth or sixteenth century)

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: Unknown, for Franciscan use in Cologne, Germany

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Flemish, sixteenth century, beech boards covered in brown calf leather, blind-tooled Renaissance motifs; corner and edges of binding restored; one sixteenth-century brass clasp remaining; Turk head fore-edge markers made of parchment in red, white, and blue

Folio height (in centimeters): 12.9

Folio width (in centimeters): 9.7

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