Written for fifteenth-century nuns in a Bavarian dialect, this tiny manuscript contains two miniatures that introduce lengthy prayers to saints, including some local to Bavaria. The tools used to decorate the binding likewise indicate localization within Bavaria. Rubricated and decorated throughout with blue, gold, green, and red.
BRMS 91. [Nun's prayer book]. [Germany, ca. 1475]. Illuminated manuscript on vellum.
Illuminated vellum manuscript prayerbook
“BRMS 91,” Bridwell Library Special Collections Exhibitions, accessed December 3, 2023, https://bridwell.omeka.net/items/show/1815.