Folio: Illuminated Sheet Music


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Artifact Identification Folio: Illuminated Sheet Music   (1929.14.0003)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Documentary Artifacts
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  5. Literary Works
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Medieval, 15th century
Culture French, German?

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 51.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 35.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) <0.1 cm
Weight 30 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Paper, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Painted
Munsell Color Information Deep Blue (5PB 3/10) -Cloak of female (left). Deep Red (7.5R 3/10) -Chariot & horses (lower right). Moderate Olive Green (2.5GY 4/4) -Green (top right).

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

1. Clement Richard W. & Friedman, John B. Research Noted: Resources for Scholars: Medieval Manuscripts in Two Illinois Libraries (70-76). The Library Quarterly. 1987. 2. Friedman, John B. "Carmelite Propaganda in a Fifteenth-Century French Gradual Fragment," Journal of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association 8 (1987) pp. 67-95. (offprint on file). "Of parchments, quills, and historiated initials..." Heritage April 1988, pp. 1-2.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction Yes
Reproduction Information N/A

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