Carta ejecutoria de hidalguía
Mexico City, Mexico, January 18, 1591.
Contemporary brown goatskin, tooled in blind with a roll, and in gilt with small tools, including a parrot-like bird perched on a branch.
Purchase; Miss Julia P. Wightman; 1978.
20 leaves (1 column, 30-31 lines), bound : vellum ; 300 x 210 mm
Diego Suarez de Peredo; Robert W. Martin; his sale, New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Nov. 12, 1963, no. 377; Andrew Brown; his sale, Boston, Robert W. Skinner, Inc., Nov. 8, 1978, no. 59.
Ms. carta ejecutoria de hidalguía in favor of Diego Suarez de Peredo; written in Mexico City, Mexico, and dated Jan. 18, 1591.
The watermark in the paper is closest to Briquet 5693, which has been dated to Madrid, 1566--Cf. Nineteenth report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1978-1980.