Good. Bifolium of two pages not consecutive. Many folds and wrinkles. Set of ruling pricks, spots of humidity, small holes throughout the fragment. The borders are trimmed, there is no original pagination, in certain points the ink has vanished but the contents are still readable. On page A the space for notation was provided but no music was written.
Measure: bifolium 342-356 x 470-506 mm; folio A 342-356 x 242-257 mm; folio B 342- 356 x 225-260. Text area: folio A recto c. 176 x c. 302 mm; folio A verso c. 175 x c. 240; folio B recto c. 173 x c. 242; folio B verso c.175 x c. 240. 22 lines, some with music.
Type of script:
Type of notation:
Aquitanian (Portuguese variety)
Text in brown, notation in black on red line. Display script in red, plain initials in red or black, simple pen-flourished initials on folio B
Inscriptions and marks:
Modern hands added on c. A recto: "822 with red ink; "Matricula 20-3-1558" with pen in blue ink. A third hand, probably more ancient wrote at the bottom of page Bv "20 de maio 1559".
P. Avelino de Jesus da Costa referes to this fragment as: "Caixa 315 Matrículas de Ordens - 203 – 20 de Março de 1559".
COSTA Avelino Jesus da, Pergaminhos Medievais: Inventário Ideográfico e Bibliográfico (9.vols), Braga, Seminário de Nossa Senhora da Conceição, 1944.