Brass Rubbing: Geoffrey Dormer, Margery, and Alice


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Artifact Identification Brass Rubbing: Geoffrey Dormer, Margery, and Alice   (1982.05.0011)
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Artist/Maker Kathleen H. Cairns.
Geographic Location
Period/Date Medieval, 1502 CE
Culture British, English

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 170.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 96.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 1.1 cm
Weight 315 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 Black (N 2/ 3.1% R) White (N 9.5/ 90.0% R) Moderate Yellowish Brown (10YR 5/4)

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
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. Brass Rubbings: A Pageant of History (exhibit catalogue), Champaign, 1966. Howden, Jacqueline.Brass Rubbing Catalogue. Bucks, England: Clark Paterson Limited. p. 40.

Artifact History

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

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