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Kansas City, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Spencer Art Reference Library,  KG 21
Description: Two leaves (bifolium) - Bifolium - Not bound - Unknown. Apparently purchased from Phillip Pirages, November 1987. From the collection of Karen Keel Gould (1946-2012) Gift of Lewis Gould to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in 2012 in his wife's memory.
Acknowledgments: - We are grateful to Brother Thomas Sullivan, O.S.B., for providing the identification of the text, and to Patricia Deery Kurtz and Linda Ehrsam Voigts for the physical description.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 2
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/KG21_46
Language: Latin Country: Low Countries Century: 15th

Part 1: Two leaves (bifolium)
Description: - Parchment - 161 x 250 mm - Leaves 161 x 122mm. Text block 98 x 76 mm. 18 lines A recto and verso, 3 lines B recto, B verso blank. Ink Ruled, 1 column.
Country: Low CountriesCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVSearchable Date Range: 1400 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes:
Script: Lettre Batarde
Other Decoration: A recto: semi-flourished red/blue line filler, yellow wash capital letters; A verso: one-line blue initial with red flourishing, yellow capital letter washes; B recto: semi-flourished red line filler. A recto: modern pencil VA/85; B recto: modern pencil 2/89 KHSY 95; puncture holes below the 3 lines of text on B, possibly from sewing an attachment such as pilgrim badge or amulet. A recto: semi-flourished red/blue line filler, yellow wash capital letters; A Verso: one-line blue initial with red flourishing, yellow capital letter washes; B recto: semi-flourished red line filler. A recto: modern pencil VA/85; B Recto: modern pencil 2/89 KHSY 95; puncture holes below the 3 lines of text on B, possibly from sewing an attachment such as pilgrim badge or amulet.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: Two leaves
Title: Book of Hours (Bifolium)
Language(s): Latin
Notes: Text of a prayer hailing the wound in Christ’s side, followed by two prayers of the sort used in preparation for a journey. This bifolium may be taken from the final folios of a Book of Hours where accessory prayers frequently appear. 
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