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Floor slab of Johan III van Welvelde and Wilhelmina van Rutenborgh

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 1431
Name Floor slab of Johan III van Welvelde and Wilhelmina van Rutenborgh
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Borne, Oude Kerk
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Stone slab with two Gothic niches in which the effigies of a knight and a woman, an effaced coat of arms above, eight indents from which the brass shields are missing, an inscription along the edge, and decorations
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1500-1550
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [474] St. Stephanuskerk (Oude Kerk) (St Stephen's Church), Borne
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification The Van Welvelde (Weleveld) family lived in Borne
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(Probable) original location
  • in the church/chapel (exact location unknown)
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks The slab was previously located in the northwest corner of the choir
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious and social
Grave findings
Additional remarks • Commemorated on the object are a married couple, (members of) a nuclear family or (members of) an extended family: see Commemorated party. • No information is available about possible other functions, because the object is too damaged or no photograph is available.
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Joes de Welvelde (Johan III van Welvelde) and Wilhelmina de Rutenborgh (Wilhelmina van Rutenborgh)
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [3409] Wilhelma de Ruteborch (Wilhelmina van Rutenborch) (female)
  • [3408] Joes de Welvelde (Johan III van Welvelde) (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons married couple
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Name
Composition of the commissioning party
Specification
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
Commissioning Institution(s)
Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Material(s)
  • brass (copper alloy)
  • stone
Specification sandstone; originally also brass
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 282 x 135 x 21
Completeness Incomplete: the brass inlay is missing. Losses along the edges.
Condition The slab is worn and damaged
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
  • heraldry removed
Specification The eight brasses which showed heraldry have been removed
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Overijssel (Utrecht 1925), 29
  • Kolman, Chris; Olde Meierink, B.; Stenvert, Ronald, Monumenten in Nederland, Overijssel (Zwolle/Zeist 1998), 68
  • Kuile, E.H. ter, De Nederlandsche Monumenten van Geschiedenis en Kunst, deel IV de provincie Overijssel, eerste stuk: Twente ('s Gravenhage 1934), 19
Other documentation
SKKN inv. no. 9919-7.1
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [1431] Floor slab of Johan III van Welvelde and Wilhelmina van Rutenborgh

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Stone slab with two Gothic niches in which the effigies of a knight and a woman, an effaced coat of arms above, eight indents from which the brass shields are missing, an inscription along the edge, and decorations
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 282 x 135 x 21
Date
Year 1525
Specified date 1525/07/09
Argumentation
  • date of death (from other sources)
Specification The woman died first, in 1525
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Borne, Oude Kerk
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is located under the tower, placed against the north wall
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait in the left-hand niche
Portrait of
Name Joes de Welvelde (Johan III van Welvelde)
Sex male
Argumentation
  • based on text(s) on the memorial object
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person cannot be determined
Argumentation
Specification
Posture
Manner of portrayal standing or recumbent; folded hands
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing aristocratic/noble attire
Short description suit of armour
Attributes
Attributes
  • sword
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks The man is depicted as a knight
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait in the right-hand niche
Portrait of
Name Wilhelma de Ruteborch (Wilhelmina van Rutenborch)
Sex female
Argumentation
  • based on text(s) on the memorial object
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person cannot be determined
Argumentation
Specification
Posture
Manner of portrayal standing or recumbent; folded hands
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing
Short description long robe; veil; guimpe?
Attributes
Attributes
  • no general attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry top of the slab, above the effigies
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield
Specification
Description of the shield Effaced (Uitgekapt)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry along the sides of the slab, eight shields (now indents)
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield The brass inlay is missing (Het bronzen inlegwerk is verdwenen)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription along all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Latin
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Anno MVc vigesimo sexto die Mathei apostoli obiit gloriosus vir Joes (Johannes) de Welvelde, cuius anima requiescat in pace. Anno MVc vigesimo quinto nona die Iulii obiit [...] Wilhelma de Rutenborgh, uxor Jois (Johannis) de Welvelde, cuius anima requiescat in pace.
Translation
English translation In the year 1526, on the day of the feast of the apostle Matthew died the honourable man Johannes van Welvelde, whose soul may rest in peace. In the year 1525 on the ninth day of July died […] Wilhelmina van Rutenborgh, wife of Johannes van Welvelde, whose soul may rest in peace.
Dutch translation In het jaar 1526 op de dag van de apostel Mattheus stierf de eervolle man Johannes van Welvelde, wiens ziel moge rusten in vrede. In het jaar 1525 op de negende dag van juli stierf […] Wilhelma van Rutenborch, de vrouw van Johannes van Welvelde, wiens ziel moge rusten in vrede.
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [3409] Wilhelma de Ruteborch (Wilhelmina van Rutenborch) (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [3408] Joes de Welvelde (Johan III van Welvelde) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Name [3408] Joes de Welvelde (Johan III van Welvelde) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The feast day of the apostle Matthew is on September 21

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • geometric patterns
  • flowers/plants
  • architectural decorations
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) Gothic niches and traces of tracery; flowers (corners); geometric patterns (between the shields)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3408
Personal details
Name Joes de Welvelde (Johan III van Welvelde)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1526/09/21
Additional remarks He was married to Wilhelmina de Rutenborgh (Wilhelmina van Rutenborgh). He was known as a pious and frugal man. He should have taken to his home (in Borne) a table from Jerusalem. He died on the day of Saint Matthew (21 September).
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 3409
Personal details
Name Wilhelma de Ruteborch (Wilhelmina van Rutenborch)
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1525/07/09
Additional remarks She was married to Joes de Welvelde (Johan III van Welvelde)
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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