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Border medallion with New Testament scenes: MS 355.8h

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Border medallion with New Testament scenes




PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, pasted on cardboard, diameter 28 mm (trimmed on the right)

DECORATION: Border medallion on gold grounds: Virgin Mary (probably forming an upper- or lower-border Annunciation with MS 355.8f)

Place(s) associated

  • Bologna ⪼ Italy

Acquisition and important dates

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


14th Century, second quarter
Circa 1325 CE - Circa 1350 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted


  • Cambridge Illuminated

Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of parchment

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: MS 355.8h
Primary reference Number: 180480
Project ID: 3512
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 3 September 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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