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Medieval Illuminated Manuscript Leaf, 15th Century, French Book of Hours

£350.00
SKU LAN6578

Medieval Illuminated Manuscript Leaf, 15th Century, Book of Hours.

Illuminated manuscript leaf on vellum, housed in professional mount with protective clear covering. Double sided text. 

From a French Book of Hours, with burnished gold initials, with gothic textualis script.

French. 15th Century - previous annotation of circa 1450 AD to mount board. 19 rows of text in single column. Text in Medieval French.

Mount has hand drawn coloured and gilt borders surrounding the leaf. Hinged mount board provides access to both sides of the leaf.

Dimensions: 

Mount board surround outer dimensions: 355mm high x 280mm wide.

Inner mount window: 140mm high x 102mm wide.

Actual size of vellum leaf: 172mm x 104mm.