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Misc Mss (Large) Box 3 Folder 12 Box 3 Folder 12 Noted breviary fragment
TitleNoted breviary fragment
Call numberMisc Mss (Large) Box 3 Folder 12 Box 3 Folder 12
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206, University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)
- bibid: 9972383173503681
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania
Lower part of a leaf from a large noted breviary with a chant and reading for the Nativity of the Virgin Mary (September 8), possibly from Italy in the 14th or 15th century. Square notation on five-line staves in red ink above texts in rotunda script, with rubrication in red and one decorated initial on each side, blue with red penwork on the recto, red with purple penwork on the verso. Upper edge severely damaged, possibly by fire, with loss of text, ragged edge, and discoloration.
Extent1 item (1 leaf) : 340 x 315 mm
- Formerly accompanied by a modern typed label erroneously dating the fragment to the 11th century and localizing it, "from monastery near Liège, Belgium," without documentation.
- Sold by Bargain Hunt Auctions, sale 275 (15 October 2016), lot 773.
- Catholic Church--Liturgy--Texts
- Gregorian chants--Manuscripts
- Fragments (object portions)
- Gregorian chants
- Manuscripts, Latin--14th century
- Manuscripts, Latin--15th century
- Manuscripts, Medieval
- 14th century
- 15th century
- Musical notation
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Decoration: Decorated initial N
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Decoration: Decorated initial E