Choir book

Item Info

Item No: mcai420103
Additional Title: Choir book
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department
Notes: Initial S with Virgin of the Apocalypse
Notes: The iconography of the Virgin and Child on a crescent moon was inspired by the text of Revelation 12:1, which describes "a woman clothed with the sun and the moon under her feet." The liturgy that this initial begins remains to be determined.
Notes: This cutting can be dated to ca. 1480.
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1644486
Country: Country:Germany or Austria

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1475
Image Dimensions Width: 119 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 42:10A

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