About the Artist:

  • SCA Name: Sara Penrose
  • Branch: Barony of Loch Soilleir

About the Source:

  • Time period: 1400s
  • Country: France
  • Modern Source: Rowan Watson, Illuminated Manuscripts and Their Makers, V&A Publications, London, 2003, p. 5.
  • Historical Source: French Book of Hours

About the Scroll:

  • Type of scroll: Rapier prize scroll for the 2005 Defenders of the Rose Tourney
  • Scroll Recipient: Brendan McEwen
  • Date of Completion: November 2005
  • Paper: Arches #140 hot press
  • Ink (calligraphy): Higgins Black Magic (black),
  • Paint: Windsor & Newton gouache
  • Gold: The gold is Schmincke Gold Pearl gouache, except for the medallion in the lower right corner, which is 23k gold leaf.
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 11"

Additional notes: This is one of six scrolls with identical designs but different color schemes and different symbols in the lower right medallion. The other scrolls were for the Chivalric, A&S, Performance, Archery, and Equestrian competitions.

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