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This manuscript page contains a column of Latin text surrounded by generous margins.  A pair of slender flowers with small green leaves run the length of the text along the left margin. Three decorated initials appear on the left edge of the text block. Each initial is painted gold on a pink and blue ground with white scrollwork and enclosed within a frame. Two rectangular line-fillers, colored pink and blue with white scrollwork, appear in the right half of the text column.
French (French (culture or style))
Leaf from a Book of Hours
1400 – 1425
Anonymous Gift in memory of Mrs. John Alexander
1993/2.9
This page from a manuscript features two columns of text written in Armenian. An animal-shaped initial, composed of two stylized birds pecking one another, appears in the lower right column. The lower left margin is decorated with a sidebar that elegantly combines geometric and plant motifs. The decorative elements are painted in pink and blue with touches of reddish orange.
Armenians
Leaf from a Bible with decorated initial and vegetal ornament
1400 – 1432
Museum purchase
1958/1.162
This manuscript leaf contains a single column of text in Latin surrounded by generous margins on three sides. Pen-flourished initials elaborated with delicate penwork, colored red and blue alternating with gold and purple, mark the beginning of each verse along the left edge of the text column. Five line-fillers, long linear elements colored blue and gold, complete the closing line of each verse and preserve the regular shape of the text block.
Leaf from a psalter or book of hours (Psalm 26)
1400 – 1450
Museum Purchase
1965/2.81
A double-sided illuminated manuscript leaf with a column of Latin blackletter script abutted by floriated marginalia in red, green, blue, and gold leaf. Two illuminated initials can be found on each side of the leaf, as well as red rubrication.
French (French (culture or style))
Leaf from Missal or Book of Hours
15th century
Gift of Mrs. Carrol Robertsen
2015/2.4A&B
A double-sided illuminated manuscript leaf with one column of seven staffs containing brown ink notes and Latin blackletter script. Some red rubrication is present. A large illuminated initial “S” is found on the verso, decorated with vegetal and floral forms in blue, green, scarlet, and gold leaf.
Italian
Leaf from a Gradual
15th century
Gift of Mrs. Carrol Robertsen
2015/2.7A&B
Double-sided illuminated manuscript leaf with two blocks of Latin blackletter script framed by floriated borders of blue, red, and gold leaf featuring interlace and an illuminated initial.
French (French (culture or style))
Leaf from a Psalter
1200 – 1399
Gift of Mrs. Carrol Robertsen
2015/2.3A&B
Two columns of light brown Latin blackletter script with foliate borders of red, blue, and gold leaf.
French (French (culture or style))
Floriated Bible Leaf
14th century
Gift of Mrs. Carrol Robertsen
2015/2.2A&B
A double-sided illuminated manuscript leaf with two columns of black Latin blackletter script with some red rubrication and illuminated initials in red, blue, and gold leaf.
French (French (culture or style))
Leaf from Missal or Book of Hours
15th century
Gift of Mrs. Carrol Robertsen
2015/2.5
Illuminated manuscript page with Arabic calligraphy that is framed by floriated,<br />
cloud-band borders, stylized cartouches, and marginal vignettes.
European
Illuminated Leaf
1495 – 1730
Gift of Mrs. Carrol Robertsen
2015/2.1A&B
A double-sided illuminated manuscript leaf with three columns of text in gold leaf,&nbsp;red, and blue French blackletter script encased by a floriated border. There are two&nbsp;small miniatures, one on either side of the leaf, framed in arched compartments.<br />
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The illustrated compartment on the recto features a seated man wearing a long blue&nbsp;tunic and red cap seated at a table in an interior marked by a stone fireplace. A&nbsp;smaller servant boy dressed in a long tunic presents the man with a platter. The&nbsp;compartment on the verso contains a landscape with a winding river where a man&nbsp;kneels, dressed in pants and a tunic shirt, and draws water into copper jugs.
French (French (culture or style))
Calendar Leaf (January) from a Book of Hours
1462
Gift of Mrs. Carrol Robertsen
2015/2.6A&B
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