About the Artist:

  • SCA Name: Sara Penrose (calligraphy) / Oriana Luisa della Francesca (illumination)
  • Branch: Barony of Loch Soilleir / Barony of Bonwicke

About the Source:

  • Time period: Late 1500's
  • Country: Germany
  • Historical Source: Marx Rumpolt, Ein Neue Kochbuch

About the Scroll:

  • Type of scroll: Peerage scroll - the Order of the Laurel
  • Scroll Recipient: Clara von Ulm
  • Date of Completion: June 2006
  • Paper: Arches #140 hot press
  • Ink (calligraphy): Higgins Black Magic (black), Windsor & Newton gouache (red)
  • Ink (illumination): unknown
  • Dimensions: 7" x 12" (not including margins) - I tried to keep the dimensions true to the original

Additional notes: The illustration in the original was of a male chef - Oriana adapted the picture to show a smiling Clara instead.