Illuminated Manuscript: Book of Hours


Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 8.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 2.9 cm
Weight 118 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Mammal, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes N/A
Munsell Color Information Dark Reddish Brown (2.5YR 2/4) -Cover overall. Dark Grayish Yellow (2.5Y 6/4) -Paper edges. Moderate Yellow (2.5Y 7/8) -Gold rectangle (front).

Research Remarks

Published Description

Multi-colored manuscript, 9 X 7 X 3.5 c.m., from a Book of Hours in Latin text. Pages are discolored but there is a distinct gold design on covers. Also, the binding is warped and does not close.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

1. Zuidema, Louisette W. A Book of Hours in the World Heritage Museum. Student paper, 1988. 2. Clement, Richard W. & Friedman, John B. Research Notes: Resources for Scholars: Medieval Manuscripts in Two Illinois Libraries (70-76). The Library Quarterly. 1987. Manuel Erviti, untitled student paper, 1996 (on file)

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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