Brass Rubbing: Sir Philip Peletot


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Brass Rubbing: Sir Philip Peletot   (1982.05.0025)
Classification Communication Artifacts : Documentary Artifacts : Graphic Documents
Artist/Maker Kathleen H. Cairns.
Geographic Location Europe, West, United Kingdom, Hertfordshire, Watton-at-Stone
Period/Date Medieval, 1361 CE
Culture British, English

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 222.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 99.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.3 cm
Weight 392 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 Green (2.5G 5/4) Moderate Yellowish Brown (10YR 5/4) Light Gray (N 8/ 59.1% R) Black (N 2/ 3.1% R)

Research Remarks

Published Description

From the catalogue, An Exhibition of Medieval Brass Rubbings by Kathleen H. Cairns: "Hertfordshire, Sir Philip Peletoot, 1361. In mixed plate and chain mail armour. His leggings, probably leather, are studded. The inscription is in Norman French. INSCRIPTION: "Here lies Philip Peletoot, Knight, who died the thirteenth day of August in the year of grace, 1361.""

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Felgate, T.M. Knights on Suffolk Brasses. East Anglian Magazine Ltd. Ipswich, Sufflok 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 #35.

Artifact History

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

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