German Leaf from a Missal ca. 1480
This leaf shows one characteristic of high level Gothic script; the feet of the letters consistently and precisely drawn. The text is the service for the Thursday of Holy Week. The crosses indicate where the officiant should perform the sign of the cross.
Missal. Germany. ca. 1480. Leaf Measurement 138 x 94 mm. Text Measurement 110 x 73 mm. Script: Gothic Textualis. Mass for Maundy Thursday of Holy Week.