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Floor slab of unknown pilgrim(s) (fragment(s))

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2929
Name Floor slab of unknown pilgrim(s) (fragment(s))
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Utrecht, Domkerk (St. Maartenskerk)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Upper section of a stone slab with a Jerusalem cross above two crossed palm branches and part of a trefoil/quatrefoil, worn heraldic shields inside quatrefoils in the upper corners, and a worn inscription along the edge
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1600
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [21] St. Maartenskerk (Domkerk) (St Martin´s Church (Dom Cathedral)), Utrecht
Arguments
  • the memorial object is still in the original institution
Specification
Still in original institution? probably yes
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
  • in the church/chapel (exact location unknown)
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious and historical/political
Grave findings
Additional remarks • The inscription and/or decoration refers to a historical fact, i.e. to one or more donations or foundations by the 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
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons unknown
Relation specification The commemorated party is unknown since the remaining inscription is illegible, but the decoration - two crossed palmbranches and a Jeruzsalem cross - indicates that the commemorated party made a pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
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)
  • stone
Specification blue limestone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth
Completeness Incomplete: a fragment (upper section of the original slab)
Condition In poor condition. The fragment is badly worn; the inscription is illegible and the heraldry no longer visible. Several breaks.
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Holterman, Bart, Representations of Jerusalem pilgrims, http://memo.hum.uu.nl/jerusalem/pages/graves.html
  • Peeters, C.J.A.C.; Haslinghuis, E.J., De Nederlandse Monumenten van Geschiedenis en Kunst, dl. II, De provincie Utrecht, Eerste stuk, De gemeente Utrecht, Tweede aflevering, De Dom van Utrecht ('s-Gravenhage 1965), 388; 93
Other documentation
RCE: object no. 8.087, adlib priref 20232310
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2929] Floor slab of unknown pilgrim(s) (fragment(s))

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Upper section of a stone slab with a Jerusalem cross above two crossed palm branches and part of a trefoil/quatrefoil, worn heraldic shields inside quatrefoils in the upper corners and worn inscription along the edge
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth
Date
Year 1450-1600
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Utrecht, Domkerk (St. Maartenskerk)
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility The fragment is partially hidden under a pew
Remarks about holding institution The fragment is located in the north transept
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry upper left corner, inside quatrefoil
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield Worn away
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 upper right corner, inside quatrefoil
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry
Specification
Shape of the shield Semicircular shield
Specification
Description of the shield Worn away
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 the edge
Language(s)
Languages
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription
Translation
English translation
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Additional remarks
Additional remarks The inscription is badly worn and consequently illegible

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • flowers/plants
  • emblems and symbols of status and profession (incl. armour, a ship etc.)
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) two crossed palm branches (Jerusalem feathers); Jerusalem cross
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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