Manuscript on paper of Eighty life-size pen-and-ink drawings, tinted with grey, of various styles of horse bridles and bits; apparently intended as a pattern book. Followed by Descriptive index for drawings (incomplete). Compiled by and/or for Carlo Filippo di Vuelden whose name appears on f. 1r. Written in small neat italic. Acquired from the Sporting Gallery in 1967 with the Beinecke Rare Book Endowment Fund. Watermarks: similar in design to Briquet Armoiries - Pomme de pin 2118, but with a majuscule M sitting on the top of left and right upper corners, and with four divisions for the tree base. Eighteenth- to nineteenth-century binding: Vellum case; stubs of two green ties. Cataloged from microfilm by Albert Derolez. Cite as: Delle Imboccature De'i Cavalli. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Manuscript on paper of eighty life-size pen-and-ink drawings, tinted with grey, of various styles of horse bridles and bits; apparently intended as a pattern book. Compiled by and/or for Carlo Filippo di Vuelden.
Horses--Early works to 1800 Manuscripts, Medieval -- Connecticut -- New Haven Pattern books
Drawings Manuscripts, Medieval
Archives or Manuscripts
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Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
Beinecke MS 458
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Shailor, B. Catalogue of Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, MS 458. Delle Imboccature De'i Cavalli. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
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Partial work digitized.
Number of Pages: 4
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