W.86, The Walters Art Museum

Holding institution title: W.86, Book of Hours, Latin (1275-1300 CE, Northeast France (Flanders at the time))

Holding institution classification: Book of Hours

Holding institution location: Baltimore, MD

URL: https://thedigitalwalters.org/Data/WaltersManuscripts/html/W86/description.html

URL2: https://manuscripts.thewalters.org/viewer.php?id=W.86

Digitization status: Digitized

Date: 1250-1300

Language(s): Latin, French

Use: Arras

Country of production: France

City or region of production: Northeastern France

Illumination contents: Christ washing his disciples’ feet, Arrest of Christ, Christ before Pilate, Flagellation, Crucifixion. Marys at the tomb, Annunciation in initial D, Visitation in initial D, Nativity in initial D, Presentation in the Temple in initial D, Massacre of the Innocents in initial D, Flight into Egypt in initial C, King David Harping before face of God in initial D, Trinity in initial D

Text contents: Calendar, Hours of the Virgin, Penitential Psalms, Litany, Petitions, Collects, Long Hours of the Holy Spirit, Fifteen Gradual Psalms

Hours intercalated?:


Scribe: Unknown

Illuminator: Unknown

Patron: Unknown

Materials: Parchment

Binding original?: No

Binding description: Early twentieth-century English binding by Rivière & Company, London (binding signed on lower turn-in of front cover); brown leather with blind tooled patterns on covers and spine; gilt title on spine: “HEURES DE LA VIERGE,” and below, “MS. DU 13me SIECLE”

Folio height (in centimeters): 8.5

Folio width (in centimeters): 6

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