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Christie No.: 72
Name of Work: Marnhull Orphrey
Country: Great Britain
Site: London: Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum
Object Type: Vestment, chasuble, orphrey
Date: 1315 - 1335
Dimensions: h. 110.5cm, w.45.7cm (h. 43.5 in., w. 18 in.)
Subject Terms:
Christ: bearing Cross
Cross: rough-hewn
Ornament



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Bibliography: Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 139-140 no. 72; pl. XCI, XCII; fig. 123

London, Victoria and Albert Museum, Opus Anglicanum (1963), pp. 33 no. 58; pl. opp. p. 16

Notes: Image shows reverse of embroidery.

Photo: ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London