Bifolium fragment slightly damaged. The two pages are not consecutive. The fragment was used as a book cover. The lateral borders are ripped; traces of thread-stitching along the perimeter of the fragment. The parchment on Bv - Ar is in worse condition then in the two others sides: the ink is vanished, the folds and wrinkles make the reading difficult. There are many stains of dirty and patches of damp.
Size: Bifolium 455-535 x 413-421 mm; Leaf A 213-270 x 413-421 mm; Leaf B 223-268 x 413-421 mm. Text area: two columns of 82-95 x c. 335 mm. 38 text lines, some with music.
Type of script:
Type of notation:
Plain initials in red. Colour-stroked letters in red and black. Display script in red. Text and neums in black. Aquitanian notation on dry-point line.
Inscriptions and marks:
Three inscriptions on c. A recto: "90" in red ink (modern hand) between the two columns; on the left side of A recto there are: "Caixa 242, n° 2" written by pen in blue ink (modern hand); and “San Salvador de Donim”.
P. Avelino de Jesus da Costa referes to this fragment as: "Caixa 242 - 31 – Número 2 – Tombo de Salvador de Dorrim, 1549".
COSTA Avelino Jesus da, Pergaminhos Medievais: Inventário Ideográfico e Bibliográfico (9.vols), Braga, Seminário de Nossa Senhora da Conceição, 1944.