Anne Boys her Booke

1648
Anne Boys (17th century)


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 20.6 x 15.3 x 2.4 cm (8 1/8 x 6 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2000.739

Medium or Technique

Manuscript

Not On View

Classifications

Manuscripts

Manuscript bound in calf. Book of recipes and household formulae. Dated 2 May 1648. The first 52 pages are in Anne Boys’ fine copperplate hand. Later additions are in various hands. The sources of many of the recipes are noted.

Provenance

Ann Durrant (early 19th century); John Mercer Durrant Platt; Lloyd and Vivian Hawes, Wellesley, MA; her bequest to MFA, June 2000.

Credit Line

The Lloyd and Vivian Hawes Collection