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Psalter


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Description This manuscript is housed in a sumptuous binding, which, though not original to the book, contains several striking medieval elements. Because of the fragile nature of the binding, the book was not able to be opened, and the information about it is derived from earlier images and notes.
Conservation

Examined for structure and condition.

Previously removed enamel plaques reattached.

Date Description Narrative
12/31/1969ExaminationExamined
12/31/1969TreatmentRepaired
8/24/1964Treatmentrepaired
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown, possibly from Léon Gruel, Paris]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
1st half 13th century (Medieval)
Medium
ink and pigments on heavy, darkened parchment with original leather tabs bound between non-medieval oak boards covered with green velvet and copper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.23
Measurements
Folio H: 9 13/16 x W: 6 5/16 in. (25 x 16 cm)
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