Item No: mca1570071
Additional Title: Missal, use of Rome
Rare Book Department
Initial P with the Nativity
This initial begins the Introit for the Third Mass on Christmas Day, "Puer natus est nobis..." (For our sakes a child is born). The style of illumination and the illusionistic border decoration with a golden background is typical of Flemish illumination at this time.
This manuscript has been dated to ca. 1530-1550.
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Lewis E 157