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Christie No.: 153
Name of Work: Grandisson Orphreys
Country: Great Britain
Site: London: Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum
Object Type: Vestment, chasuble, orphrey
Date: mid 14c.
Dimensions: h. 91cm, w. 23cm (h. 35.8in, w. 9in)
Subject Terms:
Evangelist, John
Evangelist: Symbol, John



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Bibliography: London, Royal Academy of Arts, Age of Chivalry (1987), p. 467 (no. 598), illus.

Notes: Orphrey once appliqued to modern chasuble.

Photo: ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London