Brass Rubbing: John Field and Son

1982.05.0021

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Brass Rubbing: John Field and Son   (1982.05.0021)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Kathleen H. Cairns.
Geographic Location Europe, West, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire, Standon
Period/Date Medieval, 1477 CE
Culture British, English

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 187.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 93.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.0 cm
Weight 248 g
Measuring Remarks Width refers to the horizontal measure of the rubbing (dowel rod and hooks). Depth indicates the thickness of the dowel rod from which the piece is suspended.
Materials Paper, Plant--Wood, Metal--Steel, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Rubbing
Munsell Color Information Moderate Yellowish Brown (10YR 5/4) Light Gray (N 8/ 59.1% R) Vivid Red (7.5R 4/14) Moderate Blue (2.5PB 5/6)

Research Remarks

Published Description

From the catalogue, An Exhibition of Medieval Brass Rubbings by Kathleen H. Cairns: "Hertfordshire, John Feld, 1474. Alderman of London, Merchant of the Staple of Calais, with civil dress and mantle. On his belt a purse and rosary beads. Two sons and one daughter. Also John Feld, esquire, 1497. His son. In armour with tabard emblazoned with his arms. Two sons and two daughters. Margin inscription mutilated and not rubbed."

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Felgate, T.M. Knights on Suffolk Brasses. East Anglian Magazine Ltd. Ipswich, Suffolk 1976. Spinke, Winifred. A Memento from Old England. Bury St. Edmunds, n.d. Cairns, Kathleen H. An Exhibition of Medieval Brass Rubbings, October 20 through November 19. Catalog #33.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Kathleen H. Cairns
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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