Decorative Book of Hours
Decorative Book of Hours. Single folio on vellum. Northern France, ca. 1450: 154 mm x 109 mm (justification 84 mm x 56 mm). Single column, 13 lines. Ruled in pink ink. Decoration: three two-line initials in blue with white penwork highlights on gold grounds. With multi-colored blossoms; marginal borders on both sides with blue and gold feathers, red blossoms, and gold ivy leaves; rubricated. Text: Matins from the Hours of the Virgin. Condition: perfect. Professionally matted.