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Accession 1500, Medieval Manuscript Collection
Portable Antiphonal. Single folio on vellum. Eastern France, ca. 1325: 295 x 218 mm, written area 217 x 130 mm. Double column, 13 staves in red. Decoration: staff-high initials in brown ink with red highlights, infilled with delicate foliage designs or grotesque human faces. Four staff-high initials in red or blue with alternating penwork in a style of the fourteenth century. Text: services for three unidentified ferial days (part of Tuesday, all of Wednesday, the beginning of Thursday).
295 x 218 mm, written area 217 x 130 mm
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Accession 1500-Med MS 2B
Ferial--of or relating to a feria. Feria--a weekday of a church calendar on which no feast falls. [Mish, Frederick C., ed. "Feria." Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary. Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, Inc., 1990.]
Medieval Music, Religious Music, Antiphonal, Folio, Vellum, Ferial, French Music