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Initial from an Antiphoner: MS McClean 201.9f

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Current Location: In storage

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Initial from an Antiphoner

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Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 64 x 66 mm, one four-line musical stave ruled in red ink and one line of fragmentary text on reverse.

CONTENTS: On reverse, fragmentary text: […]nes[…]; the initial would have introduced the antiphon at First Vespers for Pentecost, Dum complerentur, or the responsory to the first lesson at Matins, also Dum complerentur.

DECORATION: Historiated initial in shell pink on a gold ground: [D] Group of men looking upwards, probably Pentecost.

Place(s) associated

  • Bologna ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1904) by McClean, Frank

Dating

Fourteenth century, third quarter
Circa 1350 CE - Circa 1375 CE

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Project

  • Cambridge Illuminated

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of parchment

Techniques used in production

Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MS McClean 201.9f
Primary reference Number: 181390
Project ID: 1496
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 September 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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