Sheet Music: Christmas Liturgy


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Artifact Identification Sheet Music: Christmas Liturgy   (1901.01.0003)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Documentary Artifacts
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  5. Literary Works
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  7. Communication Artifacts
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  9. Ceremonial Artifacts
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  11. Holiday Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Medieval, 1350 - 1400
Culture Italian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 34.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 20.7 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) <0.1 cm
Weight 11 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials paper--parchment, pigment--ink, metallic, paint
Manufacturing Processes writing, painting
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description

Folio from music text, 21.0 cm x 34.5 cm. Colorful floral border in top left, gilded. Old block-style notation on 4 lined staves. Back side has text and music. Some wrinkling and warping. From Prof. John B. Friedman (corresp. 4/1/1985): "center section of large page which must have measured 600 mm x 345 mm. The book (an antiphonal) was written in a very calligraphic textura rotunda sine pedibus, a typical Italian script of about 1400-25, and has handsome wide left border of orange, green, gold, and pale rose acanthus with knots, in an Italian style."

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Reproduction no
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