W.69, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.69, Psalter of St. Mary of Strasbourg, Latin (1250-1300 CE, Upper Rhineland, Germany)

Holding institution classification: Psalter

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W69/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.69

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1250-1300

Language(s): Latin


Country of production: Germany

City or region of production: Upper Rhineland

Illumination contents: Annunciation, Nativity, Crucifixion, Christ in Majesty, Dragon in initial Q

Text contents: Psalter, Canticles, Pater Noster, Apostles’ Creed, Litany, Collects, Plainchant Hymn to Mary, Office of the Dead Vespers, Added Prayers (fifteenth- or sixteenth-century)

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown Unknown Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: Unknown

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Possibly fourteenth century; beech boards covered with alum-tawed pigskin(?); pastedowns made from leaves of a thirteenth-century psalter litany; blind-tooled fillet decoration in a diaper pattern on boards, particularly visible on the lower board; brass clasp added in the fifteenth century(?); spine lettered in an eighteenth-century script, reading “Psalterium Msc. pergam. cum canticis et symbolis”

Folio height (in centimeters): 19.4

Folio width (in centimeters): 13.7

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