Knights in Shining Armor – European Brass Rubbings

Friday, September 04, 2015

The art of brass rubbings began as a method of preservation when historians discovered memorial plates dating from the 13th to 16th centuries. Featuring knights in full armor, religious motifs, banners and heraldry, they provided scholars with crucial information about medieval times. Not only that, the intricate designs of the plaques transformed the rubbings from simple documentations to undeniable works of art....

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