Roll of Kings
SCA 50th Anniversary
Calligraphy & Illumination by Isabel Chamberlaine. This piece was inspired by a number of different Rolls however The Canterbury Roll housed by the University of Canterbury was my primary source; I find the simplicity of it's central red line truly beautiful.
The final piece is four and a half pieces of parchment glued together, with final dimensions being approximately 7" wide by 70" long. The wooden holders were produced by Wilham de Broc.
Paper: Goat parchment created by Baron Jean-Paul Ducasse.
Materials: Oak gall ink with Mitchell #4 nibs. Gouache.
Scroll ID: Isabel C 54
Completed April 2016