Illuminated Manuscript Page: Book of Hours


Thumbnail of Illuminated Manuscript Page:  Book of Hours (1917.13.0001)

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Illuminated Manuscript Page: Book of Hours   (1917.13.0001)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Documentary Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Literary Works
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Medieval, Late 15th century
Culture French

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 19.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 13.0 cm
Dimension 3 (N/A) N/A
Weight 5 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Animal--Mammal, pigment--ink: paint
Manufacturing Processes writing, illuminating
Munsell Color Information Strong Reddish Brown (10r 3/10) - red cloaks Dark Blue (2.5pb 3/4) - blue dress Light Olive Brown (2.5y 5/6) - castle

Research Remarks

Published Description

Folio from Book of Hours, 19.0 cm x 13.0 cm. Colored illustration in Burgundian style features 2 figures embracing before a castle, described by a lettered banner in scene. Writing also on back.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Clement, Richard W. & Friedman,John B. Research Notes: Resources for Scholars: Medievil Manuscripts in Two Illinois Libraries (70-76). The Library Quarterly. 1987.

Artifact History

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

Share What You Know!

The Spurlock Museum actively seeks opportunities to improve what we know and record about our collections. If you have knowledge about this object, please get in touch with our Registration staff by using the form below. Please note that we cannot give appraisals, provide any information related to the value of any party's collections, or authenticate artifacts.

Please enter your first name.
Please enter your last name.
Please enter a valid email address.
Please enter comments you would like to share about the artifact.

All fields are required.