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Illuminated manuscript leaf with "De Sancto Gregorio" text
  • France
  • Illuminated manuscript leaf with "De Sancto Gregorio" text, 1400s
  • Where object was made: France
  • ink, tempera, gold on vellum
  • Paper Type: vellum
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9.7 x 8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 38.19 x 31.5 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 18 x 13.2 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 70 7/8 x 51 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1246
Description

Stylus ruled, Latin text both sides, wide margins. Latin text with wide margins, with rectangular of text closer to top and binding edges, both sides. Recto: large, foliated initial "D" center left area of text, and smaller penwork "I" near top. Occasional red letters. Verso: red ink heading "De Sacto Gregorio" and further text with a few letters also in red. Stylus ruled.