W.26, The Morgan Library & Museum

Holding institution title: Book of Hours

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: New York, NY

URL: https://www.themorgan.org/manuscript/182227


Digitization status: Partially digitized

Date: 1460 – 1515

Language(s): Latin

Use: Rome

Country of production: Italy

City or region of production: Florence?

Illumination contents: Virgin Mary and Christ Child in initial D, King David harping in initial D, King David praying, Crucifixion, Death in initial D, Monk holding skull

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Hours of the Cross, Prayers for Confession, Stella maris, Prayer to the Name of Jesus Christ, Prayer of Pope Sixtus, Office of the Dead

Hours intercalated?:






Binding original?: No

Binding description: 16th-century? woven or embroidered binding of repeated red and green flowers on a silver wire base over boards, silver clasp and catch, edges gauffered and gilt; preserved in black morocco case by RivieĢ€re & Son, stamped in gold on spine: Officium Beate Marie Virginis Saec. XV – Exemplaire de Lucrezia de Medicis.

Folio height (in centimeters): 7.4

Folio width (in centimeters): 5.3

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