The Lesmahagow Missal by Unknown Artist

A volume containing 170 vellum leaves written in double column, with four illuminated initials of unusual design and many in the usual red and blue.

Details

Medium:
Vellum
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £1,500)
Acquired in:
1957
Vendor:
Sir Sydney Cockerell

It can be identified with a monastery in the diocese of Glasgow and the cultus of St Machutus.

Provenance

Possibly Robert Lord Petre, Sir Sydney Cockerell.

Venue details

National Museum of Scotland Chambers Street, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH1 1JF 0300 123 6789 www.nms.ac.uk

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