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Christie No.: 9
Name of Work: Vestments worn by Thomas à Becket
Country: France
Site: Sens: Cathedral, St.-Etienne, Treasury
Object Type: Vestment, chasuble
Date: mid - late 12c.
Dimensions: h. 106.6cm, w. 55.2cm (h. 42in, w. 21.75 in)
Subject Terms:
Full view
Angel, Seraph
Ornament



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Bibliography: Christie, A., English Medieval Embroidery (1938), pp. 54-55 (no. 9); pl. VIII

Johnstone, P., High Fashion in the Church (2002); pl. V C (color)

Notes: Largely restored.

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