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Text Leaf from a Book of Hours

A work made of manuscript cutting with decorations in tempera and gold leaf, and gothica textualis inscriptions in latin in black ink, ruled in red, recto and verso, on parchment.
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  • A work made of manuscript cutting with decorations in tempera and gold leaf, and gothica textualis inscriptions in latin in black ink, ruled in red, recto and verso, on parchment.

Date:

c. 1430

Artist:

French (possibly Loire Valley)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Title

Text Leaf from a Book of Hours

Place

France (Artist's nationality:)

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1420–1440

Medium

Manuscript cutting with decorations in tempera and gold leaf, and gothica textualis inscriptions in Latin in black ink, ruled in red, recto and verso, on parchment

Dimensions

22.8 × 16.1 cm (9 × 6 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Field Museum of Natural History Exchange

Reference Number

1919.978

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