Poitiers, Archives d├ępartementales de la Vienne, 13

[Tristan fragments]

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General information

Folios2
Folio notes:Bifolium used in the binding of a register (Presidial 1763).
LanguageLanguage object (3)
Approx. date?1300 to 1399
Date notes'XIVe si├Ęcle', on palaeographical grounds (Vielliard 2009, 396).
Place(s) of production
First words of second recto folio
First words of last recto folio
Incipit[p. 1a] ??...?? de moi ! A jouster vous convient (Vielliard 2009, 404)
Explicit[p. 4c] auquel vous tenez vous de nous II qui (Vielliard 2009, 404)

Material

Material:Material object (4)
Watermark:
Condition:Fragment from a deluxe manuscript.

Structure

Collation:

2

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Catchwords:
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Physical description

General description:Rubric preceding the miniature.
No. of illustrations:1
General illustration:A single miniature (145x75mm, i.e. the width of 2 columns), in poor condition, but perhaps executed in Paris in the first decade of the 14th c. (Vielliard 2009, 397). It depicts three knights (Tristan, Dinadan, and Palamedes?) in a forest, against a gold ground.
General decoration:One illuminated initial (height: 6 lines), with blue and red flourishing. Paragraphs marked by pen-flourished initials (height: 2 lines), alternating red and blue, with decoration in the opposing colour.
Evidence of readership:
Foliations description:Numbered 1-4 (though this is not the correct order).

Mise en page

Description 1
Page sampled
LayoutMSLayout object (3)
Page dimensions510x275 (mm)
Justification350x210 (mm)
Columns3
mm between columns
Lines50
Rubrication
Writing above top line?False
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