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Manuscript

1601 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Manuscript consisting of a piece of hand-made paper folded in half and inscribed on the front in two or possibly three hands.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Hand-made paper and ink
Brief Description
Manuscript of paper inscribed with ink, England, 1601
Physical Description
Manuscript consisting of a piece of hand-made paper folded in half and inscribed on the front in two or possibly three hands.
Dimensions
  • Height: 10.25in
  • Height: 26cm
  • Width: 7in (folded)
  • Width: 17.8cm (folded)
Marks and Inscriptions
'Mrstrrs fisher / A shorte branch / Xi slipes / Mrstrrs ffisher / shorte / Examoned this XVii of feb. 96 finding / the number according to the contents above / writtine [with three elongated 'division' symbols] / yn all lxxix branchis wrot wth the halfe stych yn the / tent, my husbands armes e' [not clear] myne with a creste e' [not clear] / the crounet e' [not clear] tuft of fethers / more thre pecys wth his armes e' [not clear] myne for the vallances, / examyned this twenthy of maye 1601 [underlined] / More' [not clear] yn this chest fore grete [inserted above] brenchis puufled wth / cross styche yn corse canvys , 1601 [underlined]' (Inscribed on the front in two or possibly three hands)
Object history
This manuscript is associated with embroidered coats of arms and slips T.46 to 53-1972.
Collection
Accession Number
T.54-1972

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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