Glittering Leaf from an English Psalter
Type: Leaves & Fragments
Glittering leaf from an English Psalter. Single folio on vellum. Southern England, ca. 1420: 213 mm x 152 mm (justification, 146 mm x 96 mm). Single column, 18 lines. Ruled in diluted black ink. Unfoliated. Decoration: grand five-line initial on gold grounds for the openings of the liturgical divisions of the Psalms in a typical English palette; a full border in gold; line-fillers in blue and red. Text: Ps. 109, Dixit dominus. Condition: excellent.