W.181, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.181, Book of Hours, Latin (1460-1470 CE, Bruges)

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W181/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.181

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1460-1470

Language(s): Latin


Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Bruges

Illumination contents: Crucifixion, Pentecost, Virgin and Child, Nativity, Annunciation to the Shepherds, Circumcision, Office of the Dead

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Mass of the Virgin, Suffrage to the Holy Face, Hours of the Virgin, Advent Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Petitions, Collects, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Willem Vrelant

Patron: Unknown

Materials: Light-weight parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Rebound in French or Belgium (?) ca. 1900; dark red velvet; two silver gilt catches and clasps from the seventeenth century, possibly transferred from previous binding

Folio height (in centimeters): 9.4

Folio width (in centimeters): 6.7

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