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Accession 1500, Medieval Manuscript Collection
Antiphonal (Feast of St. Nicholas). Single folio on vellum. The Netherlands, ca. 1450: 395 x 289, ten four line staves (16 mm) ruled in black ink. The high-quality vellum has a regular nap, like suede. Decoration: staff-high initials in red and blue, with similarly grand black capitals highlighted in red and decorated with fine penwork in black ink. This manuscript closely resembles in execution the folio of a Dutch Gradual offered in Enchiridion 6 #62. Text: standard psalms, antiphons, and lessons for the Feast of St. Nicholas (6 December).
395 x 289 mm
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Accession 1500- Med MS 1A
Saint Nicholas [March 15, 270-December 6, 343] was also known as the Bishop of Myra, Nicholas of Myra, and Nicholas of Bari.
Medieval Music, Dutch Music, Religious Music, Psalms, Antiphonal, St. Nicholas, Folio, Antiphon, Vellum