Bifolium in good condition and completely readable in spite of some patches of damp and two small holes: the first on c. Ar at the bottom of the left side (close to "In illo tempore"), and the second one on c. Br right-hand side in the middle. The sewing trade is still in the middle of the bifolium. Some wrinkles through all the fragment.
The original foliation is still visible on folio B recto: CIIII. The two folios are not consecutive.
Size of both folios: c. 215 x 315-320 mm. Text area: c. 150 x 250 mm. 35 text lines, some with music.
Type of script:
Type of notation:
The decoration is very simple. Display script in red. Plain initials in red, black or both colours. Pen-flourished initial in red and black on c. A.
Inscriptions and marks:
Number "8" written in red ink on carta Ar. On the same page on the left upper angle a modern hand wrote in blue ink "Caixa 243, nº 4".
At the top of c. Ar there is the annotation "Tomobo da igreja [...] Gamill", which give us information about the provenance of the fragment. Catchword "clari" on c. Bv.
P. Avelino de Jesus da Costa referes to this fragment as: "Caixa 243, 36 – Número 4 – Tombo de São João de Gamil, 1548".
COSTA Avelino de Jesus da, Pergaminhos Medievais: Inventário Ideográfico e Bibliográfico (9.vols), Braga, Seminário de Nossa Senhora da Conceição, 1944.