- c.1400-1500 (Creation)
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Leaf from a Book of Hours. Contains the beginning of the Office of the Blessed Mary for Prime with Psalm 53. First line 1r: Deus in ad prima(m). First line 1v: auribus p(er)cipe verba oris mei Q(uonia)m.
Physical Description: Fine parchment, fairly light where written on with slight darkening at the edges, mounted on matte frame; single column in olive-brown ink. Parchment dimensions 183 x 125 mm, written space including decoration 157 x 85 mm, text only 123 x 80 mm, 18 lines per page. Written in a very nice late Gothic textualis with illuminated initial depicting the Nativity, floral borders with silver and gilt embellishment, and decorated red, blue, and gilt capitals with white paint embellishments.
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