MS. Canon. Liturg. 159
Summary Catalogue no.: 19290
Good initial. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 772)
17th century or 18th century?, Italian: thin pasteboard, folded continously around spine as a casing; covering of orange-red velvet, formed from pieces sewn crudely together, possibly cannibalized from a piece of clothing; spine very worn, exposing an edging of green fabric along one of the sewn junctions; undecorated; no clasps; edges plain. 168–169 × 122–124 × c. 12–15 mm. (book closed). The manuscript was probably from a religious house, since it was inspected and approved in 1596 by a ‘father visitor’ of the S. Giustina Congregation, ? at Venice.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-24: Binding description added.