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Illuminated Initial "H" from a Prayerbook

A work made of manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf, with plattdeutsch inscriptions in light brown, red and blue inks, on parchment.
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  • A work made of manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf, with plattdeutsch inscriptions in light brown, red and blue inks, on parchment.

Date:

15th century

Artist:

Northern German (possibly Munster)

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Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Title

Illuminated Initial "H" from a Prayerbook

Origin

Germany

Date

1401–1500

Medium

Manuscript cutting in tempera and gold leaf, with Plattdeutsch inscriptions in light brown, red and blue inks, on parchment

Dimensions

120 × 88 mm

Credit Line

W. Moses Willner Fund

Reference Number

1915.546

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