About the Artists:

Calligrapher:

  • SCA Name: Lady Prudence the Curious
  • Mundane Name: Esther Scott
  • Branch: Shire of Emerald Keep

Illuminator:

  • SCA Name: Lady Katarzyna Nicholaieva
  • Mundane Name: Aubrey Pham
  • Branch: Shire of Emerald Keep

About the Source:

  • Time period: First quarter of the sixteenth century
  • Country: Northern France, diocese of Thérouanne
  • Modern source: Pages 144-145. Leaves of Gold: Manuscript Illumination from Philadelphia Collections. Edited by James R. Tanis. Philadelphia Museum of Art: Philadelphia, PA. 2001. ISBN 0-87633-145-2 (cloth: alk. Paper); ISBN 0-87633-144-4 (pbk: alk. Paper). As of September 2007, available through the Philadelphia Museum of Art website for $55.00.
  • Historical Source: Book of Hours for Thérouanne Use. Folio 101
  • Script: Gothic Script inspired by the calligraphy on the original folio.

About the Scroll:

  • Type of scroll: Champion Scroll for Shire
  • Scroll Recipient: (unknown)
  • Date of Completion: May 2007
  • Paper: Winsor & Newton Artist’s Water Colour Paper – Hot Press
  • Ink: Winsor & Newton Ink – 951 – Black India Ink
  • Pen: Panache (Refillable Ink Cartridge) – with Extra-Fine Nib
  • Paint: Winsor & Newton Designers Gouache
  • Dimensions: 16 by 12 inches


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