Brass Rubbing: John Field and Son
|Artifact Identification||Brass Rubbing: John Field and Son (1982.05.0021)|
|Classification||Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Graphic Documents|
|Artist/Maker||Kathleen H. Cairns.|
|Geographic Location||Europe, West, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire, Standon|
|Period/Date||Medieval, 1477 CE|
|Dimension 1 (Length)||187.0 cm|
|Dimension 2 (Width)||93.0 cm|
|Dimension 3 (Depth)||1.0 cm|
|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|
|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)|
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."
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.
|Credit Line/Dedication||Gift of Kathleen H. Cairns|