MS. Canon. Liturg. 8
Summary Catalogue no.: 19223
Fine historiated borders.
Fine penwork borders. Artist identifiable as Leonardo Bellini, nephew of Jacopo. (P&A ii. 510, pl. XLVIII)
16th century or 17th century?, Italian (MS. made for an Augustinian nun of S. Maria delle Vergini, Venice): wood boards; red velvet, badly worn; traces of lost metal corner-pieces, centrepieces and scalloped borders, possibly a frame for a girdle binding (cf. MS. Canon. Liturg. 237, same provenance); edges gilt, gauffered, after trimming.
Digital Bodleian (8 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2020-07-24: Binding description added.