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Leaf from a Book of Hours: Marlay cutting Fl. 5c

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Leaf from a Book of Hours

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Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 140 x 100 mm, text block on reverse 95 x 65 mm, 12 long lines, ruled in faint brown ink.

CONTENTS: recto: Rubricated instruction in Middle Dutch for indulgences granted by Pope Julius II for prayers to St Gregory, Daer na Julius de Tweeste dob beleerde de selve aflaten.

DECORATION: Full-page miniature with full acanthus and strewn-flower borders: Mass of St Gregory.

ORNAMENTATION: Alternate blue and red penwork initials [1 – 2 ll.]

Place(s) associated

  • Bruges ⪼ Flanders

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley

Dating

16th Century, Early#
Production date: circa AD 1503 : probably after 1503

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Cambridge Illuminated

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment
Page Height 140 mm Width 100 mm
Text Height 95 mm Width 65 mm

Techniques used in production

Penwork
Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cutting Fl. 5c
Primary reference Number: 170651
Project ID: 129
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 2 September 2020 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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