Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
Shelfmark:
MS. Douce 135
Type of object:
Manuscript
Material:
Parchment
Title text:
Book of Hours. Use of Rome.
Country or nationality of origin:
French
Date:
16th century, second quarter
Folio or page no.:
fol. 004v
Whole page or detail:
whole page
Image description:
Text: Calendar, month of June. Decorated border framed by architectural framework with columns: labours of the months and zodiac signs. In upper border: shepherdess shearing a sheep; Cancer (Cancer by a river in landscape). In lower border: procession of youths and maidens (one with crown of flowers ), led by two musicians (one with small string instrument and one with shawm). In left border: tree in landscape, in ogee-shaped compartment with dragon heads; empty circular room with bare walls.

Book of Hours. Use of Rome.