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Historiated initial: MS 355.8ac.1

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Historiated initial

Description

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 25 x 22 mm, pasted on cardboard.

DECORATION: Historiated initial in grey-blue with white ornament on gold ground: Adoration of the Magi.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1933) by Henderson, James Stewart

Dating

Mid 14th Century
Production date: circa AD 1350

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Materials used in production

Parchment Gold

Techniques used in production

Illumination

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MS 355.8ac.1
Primary reference Number: 179002
Project ID: 3512
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 September 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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