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Two initials from an Antiphoner: Marlay cuttings Sp. 13a-b

Object information

Current Location: In storage

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Two initials from an Antiphoner

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Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, two four-line musical staves ruled in red ink and three lines with fragmentary words on reverse
Marlay cutting Sp. 13a 180 x 195 mm
Marlay cutting Sp. 13b 180 x 175 mm

CONTENTS:
Marlay cutting Sp. 13a Rubric Psalmus. Respons[orium] Prim[um] on reverse; the initial Z probably introduced the antiphon to the psalms of the first nocturn of Matins on Maundy Thursday, Zelus domus tue
Marlay cutting Sp. 13b um suam a…mas suas ex… on reverse

ORNAMENTATION:
[Marlay cutting Sp. 13a [Z] in green on gold ground with naturalistic flowers within a green frame;
Marlay cutting Sp. 13b [D] shaped of blue and gold acanthus on yellow ground with naturalistic flowers within a gold frame.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

17th Century, first half#
Circa 1600 CE - Circa 1650 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Project

  • Cambridge Illuminated

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment

Techniques used in production

Illumination

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: Marlay cuttings Sp. 13a-b
Primary reference Number: 178376
Project ID: 1425
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 27 August 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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