Manus 7:  Catholic Church.  [Book of Hours].  (Netherlands) Edit


Component Unique Identifier
Item 7
Level of Description


  • 15th c. (Creation)


  • Scope and Contents

    Language: Dutch.

    Date: 15th c.

    Title: [Book of Hours].

    Creator: Unknown.

    Place of creation: Netherlands.

    Physical description: Vellum, 194 leaves ; 16 x 12 cm.

    Summary: Catholic Church liturgy and ritual ; Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

    Note: [Re?]bound in full blind-stamped pig vellum over thin wooden boards ; white paper endpapers and flyleaves. Text written in dark brown and red ink in a single hand ; rubricated in brown ; 17 lines per page ; writing block of 90 x 64 mm. One large illumination in gold, blue, green, red, pink, and brown on f. 1 v. ; numerous large illuminated initials in red, green, blue and brown, many with filigree pen decoration ; small initials in red and blue. Vellum splitting at front hinge. Bookplate of Robert Chambers, former owner, on verso of front cover. Gift of Philip D. Sang, n.d.

    Former Call #: Ms. 7

    Call #: Manus 7