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Leaf from the Matricola of the Bolognese Guild of the Cordwainers: MS McClean 201.10

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Leaf from the Matricola of the Bolognese Guild of the Cordwainers


Giacomo di Nascimbene, Nicolò di (Artist)


PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: Parchment, 352 x 243 mm (245 x 155 mm), 33 long lines, ruled in plummet.

CONTENTS: Opening leaf of the list of members of the Guild of Cordwainers who lived in the quartiere of the Ravenna gate.

DECORATION: Framed miniature showing St Petronius holding a model of the city of Bologna, the arms of Bologna prominent on his morse, with a three-sided bar and acanthus border including gold balls and a shield with the arms of the Cordwainers, a shoemaker’s knife, a shoe and a sandal.

Place(s) associated

  • Bologna

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1904) by McClean, Frank

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Components of the work

Support: composed of parchment

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Identification numbers

Accession number: MS McClean 201.10
Primary reference Number: 176521
Project ID: 1497
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 June 2021 Last processed: Friday 11 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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