Item No: mcai320182
Title: Historiated initial A depicting the Agnus Dei
Additional Title: Antiphonary
Rare Book Department
While this is the reverse of a forged historiated initial, forgeries are frequently made on existing scraps of authentic medieval manuscripts. This is probably cut from a 15th-century choir book, most likely an antiphonary, and most likely from Italy.
Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin):
Lewis E M 32:18