C1400s Exorcism Ritual Manuscript Occult Illuminated Vellum Leaf Medieval Missal
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C1400s Exorcism Ritual Manuscript Occult Illuminated Vellum Leaf Medieval Missal:
RARE EXORCISM BIFOLIUM LEAF FROM THE 1400SYou are offerding on a striking and very rare framed bifolium manuscript vellum leaf from an early manuscript Roman Ritual book (Rituale Romanum)
with elaborate red and blue penwork and illuminated capitals!MOST NOTABLE THIS LEAF CONTAINS THE
LITURGICAL RITUAL OF EXORCISM,
HIGHLIGHTED WITH TWO LARGE ILLUMINATED LETTER "Es"with many references to evil, demons, and creatures!MOST LIKELY WRITTEN IN THE EARLY TO MID 1400S IN THE VENICE, ITALY AREA
BEAUTIFULLY FRAMED IN TWO-WAY GLASS AND GILT/VELVET MATTED FRAME WITH CHAIN HANGER, THE LEAF IS FULLY VISIBLE AND WELL FRAMED, AS text to recto/ verso of the 4 pages (one bifolium). Dark brown, blue and red ink, in elegant medieval script. The quality of the vellum is nice, quite thin (see final pics with light shining through) w/ lavish penned illuminations. Page is overall decent shape , as shown; a few small marks and one corner waterstain, as shown. Rarely seen content from a very old and scarce manuscript vellum Missal /Rituale Romanum of the 1400s. Frame measures roughly 15" x 11.5" x1.5" thick; visible window 12" x 8". Good luck!