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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)

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Title

Text Leaf from a Book of Hours

Origin

France

Date

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

228 × 161 mm

Credit Line

Field Museum of Natural History Exchange

Reference Number

1919.978

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