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

An image of Leaf (manuscript)

Object information

Titles

Leaf from the Matricola of the Bolognese Guild of the Cordwainers

Maker(s)

Giacomo di Nascimbene, Nicolò di (Artist)

Description

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

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Gold

Components of the work

Support: composed of parchment

Techniques used in production

Illumination

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: MS McClean 201.10
Primary reference Number: 176521
Project ID: 1497
Stable URI

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

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Leaf (manuscript)" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/176521 Accessed: 2021-07-30 05:00:44

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{{cite web|url=https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/176521|title=Leaf (manuscript)|author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2021-07-30 05:00:44|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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