TYPE: Manuscript
DIMENSIONS: 340x225 mm
COMPONENTS: Written in round formal hand in brownish-black ink, 33 lines. illuminated border in colors and gold on verso of first leaf incorporating miniature of the virgin and decorated initial d above arms of the grantee. 44 leaves, ruled in red throughout, with red silk guard over the illumination. Contemporary leather over pasteboard gilt-tooled to panel design with remnants of silk ties.
CONDITION: Occasional soiling, scattered ink smudges and marginal damp stains, lacks the lead seal.
ITEM ID: 3955
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Illuminated Calligraphic Manuscript

Year: 1558
Decade: 1550s
Century: 16th (1501-1600)
Notes: 24 April 1558

Patent of nobility in favor of Álvaro de Xaramillo of the town of Garcianaharro.