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  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    late 15th century (made)

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 72, box A

Place of Origin

France (made)


late 15th century (made)

Object history note

Bought from Heberle, Cologne, 1857; transferred from Art Museum, 1863.

Historical context note

Data taken from notes compiled by Rowan Watson. The full text of the entry is as follows:

'3013 (MS 832)
Part of leaf, with recto blank, on verso decorated 4-line initial O (white letter-shape on red ground with gold highlighting), border of blue and brushed gold acanthus, pansies and strawberry plants

4 lines of text on verso: O Domine Ihu Christe adoro te in cruce pendentem et coronam spineam in/

France. Late 15th century
(85) x 120 mm; written space (25) x 75 mm; (4) lines; 1 col.

Bought from Heberle, Cologne, 1857; transferred from Art Museum, 1863
Pub: 1908 cat, 77; 1923 cat, 68'

Descriptive line

Cutting from a Book of Hours.
Initial O in blue on a red ground and borders of flowers, strawberries and foliage. France, late 15th century.
A duplicate number MS.832 was assigned to this object in error and was subsequently cancelled.


Manuscript cutting; Medieval and renaissance


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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