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Cutting from an Antiphoner for the Sanctoral: MS McClean 201.12a.3

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Current Location: In storage

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Cutting from an Antiphoner for the Sanctoral

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Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 312 x 262 mm, three musical staves ruled in red ink, three fragmentary lines of text, ruled in brown ink.

CONTENTS: On reverse, antiphons for the first two psalms of the first nocturn at Matins for the Feast of the Annunciation, [Benedicta tu in] mulieribus et benedictus [fructus ventris] tui. P. D[omine dominus] noster. Sicut [myrrha electa] odorem dedista suauita[tis sancta dei genetrix]; on the recto, the antiphon and versicle for the last psalm of the first nocturn at Matins for the Feast of the Annunciation, [Ante thorum huius Virginis, frequentate no]bis dulcia cantica drag[matis]. V. Specie tua. Sancta e[t immacula]ta uir[ginitas]; the initial S introduced the responsory to the final lesson of the second nocturne at Matins, Sancta et immaculata

ORNAMENTATION: Ornamental initial in liquid gold and pink on blue and dark pink grounds with coloured vine-scroll infill and acanthus extensions forming partial borders: [S, 2 staves high].

Alternate red or blue initials [height of the gap between staves] with purple or red pen flourishing, using small scallop and trefoil motifs: one initial on reverse.

Place(s) associated

  • Perugia ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

14th Century, second quarter
Circa 1325 CE - Circa 1350 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

Penwork
Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MS McClean 201.12a.3
Primary reference Number: 181397
Project ID: 1499
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 September 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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