W.246, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.246, Book of Hours, Latin (1440-1450 CE, Bruges)

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W246/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.246

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1440 -1450

Language(s): Latin


Country of production: Belgium

City or region of production: Bruges

Illumination contents: Trinity enthroned, Christ

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Holy Trinity, Hours of the Cross, Hours of the Holy Spirit, Mass of the Virgin, Mass of the Holy Sacrament, Mass of the Ascension, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Collects, Office of the Dead, Psalter of St. Jerome, Suffrages

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown; similar to Golden Scrolls style

Patron: Unknown

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: French late-nineteenth early-twentieth century crimson velvet over wooden boards; sewn on five recessed cords; at least two previous sewings; rounded spine; re-gilt edges; leather fore-edge tabs at illuminated folios

Folio height (in centimeters): 18

Folio width (in centimeters): 13.5

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