Psalter

Title

Psalter

Date

1300 - 1350

Description

Contents: Fragment contains parts of Pss. 68 and 70 with hierarchy accorded to the psalm "Salvum me fac," implying use in a liturgical context.
Provenance: John Bagford (1650s-1716) to St. Martin-in-the-Fields; sale 1861 to Sir Thomas Phillipps, n.15758; his sale 22 May, 1913, lot 742; Sir Sydney Cockerell (1867-1962) sale Sotheby's 3 April, 1957; William Salloch (Ossining NY) Cat. 258 (1968) to U. Missouri.
Script: Gothic
Decoration: Large painted initial on gold ground for the psalm, "Salvum me fac.": Decorated gold 6-line S with ornamented border extending the length of page

Identifier

Fragmenta Manuscripta 091

Source

http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/FragmentaManuscripta091_45

Relation

M. McC. Gatch, "Fragmenta Manuscripta and Varia at Missouri and Cambridge," Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society9 (1990) 434-75.

Format

Parchment - 252 x 122 mm - One of two columns visible, with 28 visible lines, with bounding lines and ink ruling on verso?

Language

Latin

Type

manuscript fragment

Coverage

England

Collection

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