This illuminated manuscript is a missal which contains all of the prayers, hymns, and biblical passages read by the priest during the celebration of the Latin Mass throughout the year. It features Bohemian saints such as St. Wenceslaus, in the calendar. Included are red and blue decorated initials with ornate pen work extensions in purple or mauve filling the margins. Various prefaces set to plainchant are provided with musical notation in three-line staves.
BRMS 17. [Missal. Dominican Use]. [Bohemia, late 14th century]. Decorated manuscript on vellum. From the Ruth and Lyle Sellers Medical Collection
Illuminated Missal manuscript on vellum
“BRMS 17,” Bridwell Library Special Collections Exhibitions, accessed February 2, 2023, https://bridwell.omeka.net/items/show/1830.