W.114, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.114, Psalter, with Cistercian Ordinary for ferial Office, Latin (1250-1275 CE, Northeast France (French Flanders))

Holding institution classification: Psalter with additions

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W114/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.114

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1250-1275

Language(s): Latin, Italian

Use: Cistercian (Office of the Dead)

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Northeastern France

Illumination contents: King David and Christ in initial D, God blessing David praying in initial D, Fool and devil in initial D, Christ blessing from heaven with David in water in initial S, King David ringing bells in initial E, Three clerics in front of lectern in initial C, Trinity in initial D

Text contents: Psalter, Weekly Canticles, Additional Weekly Canticles (added in the fourteenth or fifteenth century), Added Cistercian Ordinary for Ferial Office (fifteenth century), Added Psalm 1 and Comment (sixteenth or seventeenth century)

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: Unknown, ownership by a person affiliated with the Italian Cistercian foundation,

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Rebound in the nineteenth century, dark olive green velvet binding; modern cast metal ring at the middle fore-edge of the upper cover; cast fastening-plate centered at the fore-edge of the lower cover

Folio height (in centimeters): 14

Folio width (in centimeters): 9.2

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