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Kansas City, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Spencer Art Reference Library,  KG 28 (LEV c)
Description: Bifolium - Unused vertical drypoint ruling - Not bound - Acquired by Linda Ehrsam Voigts from Bernard M. Rosenthal in 1975, and given by her to the Karen Gould Collection of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in 2012.
Notes:-Bifolium from center of quire.
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/KG28(LEVc)_46
Language: Latin Country: Italy Century: 15th

Part 1: Bifolium
Description: - Parchment - 165 x 128 mm (each leaf) - Text block 120 x 95 mm. 20 lines. Dry-point frame ruled; ink horizontal line ruled, 2 sets of vertical dry-point rulings, one kind ca 22 mm apart & the other ca. 5 mm apart.
Country: ItalyCardinal point:
Region: City:
Assigned Date: s. XVSearchable Date Range: 1400 - 1499
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 2
Script: Round Textura
Other Decoration: Slightly larger capitals, red crosses in text. 16th century folio-cross references in margins.
Notes: Consuelo Dutschke has suggested that the vertical ruling could be for a calendar. Linda Voigts notes that it resembles the lineation necessary for the grids for tables, mathematical or—more likely—astronomical-astrological tables. See John Murdoch, Antiquity and the Middle Ages (Album of Science) New York, 1984, Chapter 9, “Tabulae: Calculational and Stored Information.” Almanacs containing extensive tables became common in the fifteenth century, from grandiose (BL, Arundel MS 66 illuminated for Henry VII of England) to workaday versions.
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: Bifolium
Title: Breviary
Language(s): Latin
Incipit: f. 21r Vidimus in civitate dei nostri in monte sancto eius alleluia
Explicit: f. 22v V. Venite ad me. In sancti petri ad vincula. Sicut
Notes: The feasts whose texts are included in this bifolium run from that of Saint Agatha (5 February) through Saint Peter ad vincula (1 August). 
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