Glossary of Medieval Art and Architecture
memorial brass :
An engraved metal plate used as a commemorative monument.
Sometimes these were set vertically, usually in a wall, but usually
they were set horizonatly, flush with the pavement of
a church, to mark a tomb.
The engraved areas were often filled with pigment.
Example of placement of memorial brass
Example memorial brass
Sir John de Creke and
his wife Alyne
Westley Waterless, Cambridgeshire, England
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