Book of hours : with calender and rubrics in Dutch.
Written in gothica textualis on vellum.
Written in gold; Calendar in Flemish, in red and black; feast and translation of St Romuald of Mailines are in red; blue gold and green ornamentation, illuminated initials and borders.
Contents: Calendar – Hours of the Blessed Virgin Mary – Penitential Psalms and Litany – Office for the Dead – Single leaf containing the end of the Te Deum
Red morocco binding with gold design on cover and spine, pink marbled endpapers: French binding of the 19th century.
The signature “Anna Portebois” occurs on f.17v. in a 16th or 17th century hand.
This one is everyone’s favourite, to the extent that we recently had to have the binding conserved. Sadly the second half of December is missing.
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