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Manuscript

  • Date:

    ca. 1520 (made)

  • Museum number:

    9002B

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case I, shelf 81, box J

Date

ca. 1520 (made)

Historical context note

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

'29.10/1
9002 B
LETTER A
Cut-out decorated initial A (letter-shape of brushed gold pruned branches and sticks laid as crosses, pink violet with two white butterflies, red carnation and four bees, on blue ground)

Rubric from an Antiphoner visible: In festo sancti Calixti pape et mart'; Simon and Jude; Vigil of All Saints; Communion, Gradual and Introit indicated

NL (South) c. 1520
90 x 90 mm.

Bought from Weale, 1883, 5s.
1923 cat, 16'

Descriptive line

Cut-out decorated initial A; Netherlands (South); ca 1520

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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