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Fairy's Song: CAL 41-2007

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Current Location: In storage


Fairy's Song


Calligrapher: Pilsbury, Joan



Black Chinese stick ink, burnished leaf gold on gesso, shell gold and gouache on calfskin manuscript vellum sewn into stiff paper cover

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Given by Joan Pilsbury

Measurements and weight

Width: 125 mm
Width: 140 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Pilsbury, Joan


Production date: AD 1988

Materials used in production

Gold leaf

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( stiff paper cover) vellum (skin)
Page Height 256 mm
Book Size Height 287 mm

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CAL 41-2007
Primary reference Number: 167350
Old object number: Calligraphy/Pilsbury/1
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 1 April 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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