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Title [Manuscript fragment: music]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Date early 14th century
Id Number Current Accession F.126
Id Number Current Repository 1325
Inscription "6/-" in pencil
Location Creation Site North Italy (Bologna?)
Subject Illuminated manuscripts;
Material Ink and paint on parchment
Notes This fragment probably comes from a service book used by a monastic choir. The size and quality of this fragment suggest that it originated from either a Gradual or an Antiphonal. This would have originally been part of the Central School's Teaching Examples Collection.
Object Notes Musical notation on red staves, textualis rotunda in black with rubrics for a text in Latin. Major initials with acanthus and overpainting (which, although it appears white now, may originally have been silver). There are also some minor initials, decorated with flourishing foliate motifs (recto and verso).
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Work Type Fine Art



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