MS. Canon. Liturg. 264
Summary Catalogue no.: 19366
Fine historiated borders.
By two hands. A cutting pasted in, fol. 14, north Italian, 13th century, second half. (P&A ii. 722, pl. LXX)
16th century? (and earlier?), Italian: wood boards, narrow inside bevel; rich brocade, woven with a large acanthus-leaf pattern in yellow-gold on a blue background, covering the boards and originally the spine (there mostly lost); two clasps with straps of the same brocade over parchment linings, and scallop-shell shaped brass tips; edges gilt and gauffered. 143–148 × 99–100 × c. 45–46 mm. (book closed). The boards and sewing might be earlier than the 16th(?)-century fabric.
Last Substantive Revision
2020-08-20: Binding description added.